It’s official. Ontario is going to the polls on June 12. Which means some of my blogging will turn its attention to campaigning and news, issues and ideas that might be of value to the people who are campaigning and campaign-watching in my home province. My company,, will be conducting ongoing analysis of activity and issues of Ontario election. Please contact us if you’re interested.

Here are some stories and ideas for digital public affairs practitioners as gathered over the last seven days.




My good friend Bob Ledrew brought this one to my attention… US researchers are making the tracking of bills going through the US legislative system much more interesting with an interactive data visualization tool. It’s an amazing web tool and a real time suck if you’re a data geek like I am. This video shows just one aspect of the tool.