Opening the door to our Congressional primaries site

Today, we removed password protection from the beta version of our Congressional Primaries website and moved its homepage to

We think we’ve put together a good showcase for our set of tools that publishers can utilize to supplement traditional coverage of elections, which we outlined last month.

It’s still a work in progress—and will continue to be throughout the weeks leading up to the March 20 primary in Illinois.

Our first order of business will be cleaning up some gaps in the data (such as campaign finance info) that we know are present at our soft launch.  As we continue to monitor website, social media and campaign finance data, we anticipate adding additional features and blog posts that help voters learn about the candidates in new ways.

--Mike Silver

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Executive Director, 2011-2012

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