Open APIs for Open Government

Ethan Phelps-Goodman
Sunlight Foundation

About Sunlight Foundation:

Two examples of what we do—Influence Explorer and OpenStates:

Nearly everything we do is powered by open APIs. Some API calls powering previously shown pages:

We’re interested in getting data out of stand alone sites and into tools and sites people already use:

The Inbox Influence API will let you easily add political influence data to any tool:

Lots of opportunities in to make mobile apps:

Or data visualizations:

Or CMS and blog integration:

For more information on Sunlight Foundation:

We also have many great partner organizations: