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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 coded, built, and researched by Alan Palazzolo and Tom Nehil.

Where do Minnesota’s turkeys live?

Which counties have the most to lose from a bird flu outbreak?

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How do you spend $6 billion on roads? Build these projects

Explore a searchable, sortable list of MnDOT’s proposed road projects.

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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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How Minneapolis is zoned

Ever wondered how your neighborhood is zoned? Here's a map.

Map: Gentrification is the least of the Twin Cities’ worries
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Map: Gentrification is the least of the Twin Cities’ worries

A study of census data reveals that there are far more areas of chronic and new poverty than places where the rich have displaced the poor.

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Voter turnout in Minnesota, mapped

A look at turnout rates throughout Minnesota for the 2014 general elections. What's going on, Winona County?

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Minneapolis snow emergency tracker

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

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Visualizing where the GOP made its gains in the MN House

After targeting suburban and Greater Minnesota districts, the GOP made nearly all of its gains in the latter.

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2014 Election Results Dashboard

Search for election results in your area and follow live updates.

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The outsiders: how big money flows through Minnesota elections

An analysis of the 20 biggest outside groups spending money on state elections: how they work together — and how the money is funneled to individual races.

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One week out, an updated look at the 20 races that will decide who controls the Minnesota House

Republicans, now in the minority, need a net gain of seven seats to retake control of the 134-member chamber.

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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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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.