Smart Cville and Albemarle County launch visual budget tool

PRESS RELEASE: Smart Cville and Albemarle County launch visual budget tool Making the County budget more accessible for everyone Charlottesville, July 13, 2016  – Smart Cville, in collaboration with Albemarle County, is excited to announce the launch of an online budget visualization tool for the County’s recently published FY17 budget. The tool provides an interactive[…]

Will Albemarle County #FeeltheBern in 2016?

It’s unclear how closely the 2016 Democratic Presidential Primary will parallel 2008.  Certainly the candidacies of Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders are very different in nature.  Their trajectory and momentum, however, must feel eerily familiar to Hillary Clinton.  In the 2008 Virginia Democratic Primary, Obama overran Clinton winning by 28.2%.  That margin was even more[…]

Breaking Down Albemarle’s Commonwealth’s Attorney Race

In one of the more interesting races last night, Robert Tracci defeated incumbent Denise Lunsford for the Commonweath’s Attorney position in Albemarle County. Below is a more detailed visualization at that race on how Tracci was able to win. This work was made possible because of open data provided by the Virginia Department of Elections[…]