Polling Place Photo Project
A Winterhouse Institute and Design Observer initiative in collaboration with AIGA, Design for Democracy and NewAssignment.Net.
The Polling Place Photo Project
seeks to advance innovation in citizen journalism by documenting local voter experiences during the U.S. midterm elections on Tuesday, November 7. The goal of all participants is to both engage voters and to document voter experiences at the polling place, harnessing the power of online citizen journalism to build an archive of photographs that capture the richness and complexity of voting in America.
Through an open call for photographs, citizens can post local images and visual stories that, together, form a picture of every polling place in America. Importantly, we are also looking for basic data (zip code, state, ballot type, etc.) that will encourage research into how voting happens and how voting can be made easier, clearer, less confusing, more reliable.Get your cameras ready: Election Day is November 7, 2006...
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