The Info-Activism How-To-Guide

Sunlight Foundation – exhaustive list of principals and guidelines. This includes case studies of open data’s impact in specific issues.

Code for America CK Fellows Open Data Resources Warehouse

Charlotte Chamber – Economic Indicators

Charlotte Chamber – Charlotte Regional Demographics

Charlotte Chamber – Detailed Wage Rates – Center for Responsive Politics (Campaign Finance Transparency)

Sunlight Foundation – Municipal Campaign Finance Data Guidebook


City of Charlotte Open Data Portal – Open Charlotte


Mecklenburg County – Open Mapping Visualization

Mecklenburg County – Open Mapping Data

State – warehouse of state-wide open data

NC Office of State Budget and Management – Data Center

Federal – The Federal government’s Open Data Portal

Open Federal Election Commission API

Open White House (archived) – This was the open white house portal during the Obama Administration.

Federal Election Commission – Campaign Finance Reports and Data

Federal Election Commission – Disclosure Data Catalog

Campaign Finance Contributions

Requesting Data

Federal everything about requesting data from the Federal government. Including an agency search for contact information.

North Carolina Great resource on what is available and where to request it.

Mecklenburg County

Public Records Request –  Info page

Public Records Request – Form

City of Charlotte

Public Records Request

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