California Civic Data Coalition advances in Knight News Challenge

Good news. Our open-source effort to decode California's campaign cash database advanced to the second round of the Knight News Challenge. We are one of 45 semifinalists selected from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants.

Next we expand our proposal and if the Knight Foundation likes it we win funding to hire a computer programmer to push things forward. If you're interested, give our application a read and let me know below how you think it could be improved.

If you have any thoughts you'd like to share privately you can email me at ben.welsh@gmail.com. And if you think you are the coder we should hire if we get the money, definitely reach out.

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