M.S., Data Science & Strategic Analytics, 2020
B.A., Political Science, 2018
The New Jersey Congressional Redistricting Commission recently wrapped up the process of redrawing the state’s congressional districts based on new Census data. These new districts will take effect beginning this year and shape congressional elections for the next decade.
In speaking with people about open government and open data issues around New Jersey, I am often asked for my views on the state of access to information. In this post, I propose a new vision: It’s time for New Jersey to adopt a state open data law and require state & local government to proactively publish certain types of records online.
Many people are talking about the 2021 governor’s race in New Jersey online, especially after the first official debate this past week. In this post, I present an analysis of online chatter about the campaign created using the content of tweets posted by Governor Phil Murphy and his Republican challenger, Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli and tweets posted about both of them in the last 30 days by Twitter users.