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Core functions for councilmatic.org family

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django-councilmatic
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This is a Django app with core functions for the `Councilmatic family <http://www.councilmatic.org/>`_, a set of web apps for keeping tabs on local city council. It is built upon the open civic data standard, and ultimately makes Councilmatic easier to re-deploy in new cities.

django-councilmatic includes:

- data models for bills, people, organizations, events, and more
- a task to load data from the open civic data api
- views & templates for bill/person/organization/event pages, search, and more

The `Councilmatic family <http://www.councilmatic.org/>`_ includes:

- Philly Councilmatic (the original & first Councilmatic, by Mjumbe Poe. since it preceded django-councilmatic, it does not use django-councilmatic)
- Chicago Councilmatic (the live website doesn't use django-councilmatic, but we are actively re-building it)
- New York City Councilmatic (launched & built on django-councilmatic)

Councilmatic in your city
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If you're interested in bringing Councilmatic to your city, `contact us <mailto:info@councilmatic.org>`_! We'd love to help.

Team
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- David Moore - project manager
- Forest Gregg - Open Civic Data (OCD) and Legistar scraping
- Cathy Deng - data models and loading
- Derek Eder - front end
- Eric van Zanten - search and dev ops

Errors / Bugs
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If something is not behaving intuitively, it is a bug, and should be
reported. Report it here:
https://github.com/datamade/django-councilmatic/issues

Note on Patches/Pull Requests
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- Fork the project.
- Make your feature addition or bug fix.
- Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history.
- Send a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.

Copyright
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Copyright (c) 2015 Participatory Politics Foundation and DataMade.
Released under the `MIT
License <https://github.com/datamade/chi-councilmatic/blob/master/LICENSE>`__.

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