I’ve added a Discussion Board for Alignvote. This will make it easier to share videos, media and links to articles about the issues in the Seattle City election. I’ve added the latest debate videos to the appropriate City Council District topic areas. The one rule: Be Nice, Be Respectful. Visit […]
I’m really enjoying Angular and Azure, but getting them to work well together is sometimes a pain. Right now, there’s some real catch-up that Azure App Services needs to do in order to embrace anything beyond Angular 7. That’s because Angular 8 and up (“Angular 8+”) requires Node 12.x, and […]
On average, campaigns directly spent $21.96 per vote in the August 6th Seattle City Council Primary Election. Which Seattle City Council Primary candidates spent the most/least per vote? Based on preliminary numbers of direct expenditures and votes counted as of 8:00PM last night, here’s a chart. Names in bold are, […]
Alignvote now provides a single rollup page showing funds raised, district-by-district, for the Seattle City Council race. Data is as reported to, and by, the Seattle Election Commission. You can find the link to the rollup page on the home page of alignvote.com.
Alignvote now displays the most recently available Campaign Financial Data for each campaign, as reported by the Seattle Election Commission. Campaign financial data is displayed for all campaigns, and includes Expenditures, Cash on Hand and Balance, as well as a summary of Contributions to Date. Alignvote checks for updates daily. […]
Alignvote now displays Candidate Videos in your ranking results, as provided by The Seattle Channel. These short video statements help you get to know each candidate a bit better. Videos are only shown for Participating Candidates. “Participating Candidates” simply means that they took the time to answer the Alignvote Survey […]
As mentioned in the announcement post a few weeks ago, one work item we hadn’t implemented was shuffling candidate display order in the case of ties. The fact that the scores were tied has always been shown, but the sequence in which they were displayed was not shuffled. Alignvote is […]
I joined Ross Reynolds on Monday for a 15-minute interview on Alignvote. We discussed its origins, how it works, and what I’m trying to accomplish with the project. You can find it here on this page, about halfway down.
When you’ve completed the interview on Alignvote, you’ll get a result list of candidates in the race, sorted by how much they agree with you. You can now click the “Show Detail” button, and it will show you, issue by issue, whether the candidate is in alignment with you (thumbs-up) […]
Today I’m shipping several updates to Alignvote. These new features help voters share their rankings with others. This release also provides summarized Alignvote log data to participating candidates. Alignvote does not collect or store any personally identifiable information — this is just aggregated data on the user sessions as input […]