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A collection of MinnPost's maps, datasets and other interactive projects. We believe in showing our work, contributing to the open source community, and building useful, beautiful news apps.

Interactive projects are led by Kaeti Hinck, and coded, built, and researched by Alan Palazzolo and Tom Nehil.

How MinnPost calculates political leans of House districts

District leans help us know which House races we should cover.

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Minnesota's most competitive House districts

The GOP needs to net seven seats in November to gain control of the House. 36 districts could be close.

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Live Primary Results Dashboard

Search for primary results in your area and follow live updates on the Republican gubernatorial primary.

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2014 Campaign Finance Dashboard

See the latest fundraising totals for governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House.

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Which Minnesota counties have the highest concentrations of foreign-born residents?

Explore an interactive map of the foreign-born population in Minneasota and nationwide.

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Who lives along the proposed Southwest Light Rail route?

Here's a demographic snapshot of the communities near the Green Line extension between Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.

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Lacu, 13,000+ lakes visualized

As a part of Northern Spark 2014, MinnPost created Lacu, a visualization of 13,000 lakes in Minnesota.

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Who lives on the Green Line?

A visual exploration of select demographic characteristics of neighborhoods along the new light rail line.

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The 2014 Legislative session: What did they pass?

Browse Minnesota's new laws by category, or search for your legislators.

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Mapping residential parcel values in the Twin Cities metro

Explore the most — and least — valuable property in the Twin Cities metro.

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Hennepin County property values: Where the wealth is

For Hennepin County property values as elsewhere, location matters.

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The Last-Minute Hennepin County Candidate-Picking Tool

If you're still stumped for a choice in Tuesday's Hennepin County Commissioner election to succeed Gail Dorfman, have we got a tool for you!

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Minnesota 2014 Legislative Bill Tracker

Follow the status of key legislation and learn what those bills mean for you.

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Are these temperatures normal?

Putting Minnesota's current weather into a historical context.

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Minneapolis snow emergency tracker

Find out where you're allowed to park in Minneapolis.

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Get to know Minneapolis' new City Council members

Explore MinnPost's questionnaire and find out where Minneapolis' new council members stand on important issues facing the city.

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Timeline: Minnesota and the minimum wage

A visual history of the minimum wage in Minnesota and the U.S.

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Where are your favorite sledding spots in the Twin Cities?

Find and mark your favorite sledding spots in the Twin Cities.

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Visualizing hazmat incidents in Minnesota

Explore the largest accidents and key data from hazmat incidents over the last 13 years.

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Mapping median income across Minnesota

Explore median income throughout the state and in the metro area.