News release from the Allen County Board of Commissioners:
Allen County Voter Information Website Receives National Honor
“Stars & Stripes Award” recognizes County’s outstanding partnerships
The Allen County Election Board has received national recognition for its election-related mapping website.
The “Stars and Stripes Award” was presented this week to Allen County by the Election Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting, preserving and improving democracy, during its national conference in San Antonio, Texas. The award recognized the County’s outstanding partnerships in development of the website.
The County Election Board partnered with the County Treasurer and GIS Department to launch the website. Since the site was a modification of the Treasurer’s website, it was launched with no additional cost to taxpayers.
The website uses GIS software to locate polling sites, view sample ballots and see lists of current elected officials for local, county, state and federal offices. Voters can search the site by name, address or precinct number. The website address is.
For more information on the Election Center, visit their website at www.electioncenter.org.