Updates on MapLight's work and accomplishments.
June 12, 2007
June 12, 2007 - New York Times columnist David Pogue wrote a great profile of MAPLight.org on May 24, Following the Money Trail Online. Pogue writes, "nobody has ever revealed the relationship between money given and votes cast to quite such a startling effect."Writing for The Nation on June 11, writer Joan Hamilton compared me to Ralph Nader--and Harry Potter!
May 30, 2007
May 30, 2007 - At the NetSquared Innovation Awards today in San Jose, California, MAPLight.org competed with 20 other finalists, chosen from among 152 innovative nonprofit projects. All projects were considered on social impact, sustainability, and technical innovation in a series of multiple presentations and evaluations. From all these innovative projects, addressing issues across all topics, both national and international, MAPLight.org won FIRST PRIZE--and $25,000.
October 17, 2006
October 17, 2006 – Today MAPLight.org unveiled a pioneering database that lays bare the connection between money and votes in California politics.