Apps for America Contest

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What it Is
Apps for America is Sunlight’s annual development contest! Prizes go to developers who can use data from Sunlight and our partners that makes Congress more accountable, interactive and transparent.

How to Compete
Contestants must join the Sunlight Labs Google Group

Entries must be applications that use one of the following APIs or Datasets in their mashup:

Sunlight Labs API
OpenSecrets.org API
FollowTheMoney.org API
Capitol Words API
Sunlight Labs API Lawmaker Dataset
Sunlight Labs API Lobbyist Dataset
Sunlight Partytime Database Dump
Entries can be client applications, web based applications, applications that use the Adobe AIR platform, Java applications or whatever other kind of platform you’d like to write it in. We use Django for most of ours.

While not required, bonus points go to using one of Sunlight’s open source libraries

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