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Election Hackathon at The Washigton Post

Greg L.
Lima, PE
Post #: 7
Happy September!

Below are details on a hackathon being organized by The Washignton Post (disclosure: my employer) with NPR and the Sunlight Foundation on Oct. 6-7.

Hope to see lots of Hacks/Hackers folks there!


Full details


What is the Election Hackathon?

The Election Hackathon is a chance for developers to show off their skills and shed light on the upcoming Presidential Elections. The hackathon will take place from Saturday, October 6th to Sunday October 7th. We are looking for innovative, useful and relevant apps that leverage data from The Washington Post, NPR, and Sunlight Labs API's, as well as any other additional sources you think may be relevant. At the end of the hackathon, the developers who create the best, most inspiring apps will receive prizes in various categories.

Developers who are interested in the 2012 Presidential Elections and who will be in the Washington D.C. area on October 6th and 7th. Register now, space is limited.

When & Where

Oct. 6 and 7, 2012, The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. NW, Washington D.C.


To shed new light on the Presidential Election in the form of innovative and creative apps. Also to have fun. Also there will be prizes for the best apps.
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