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Metadata: 2008 Minnesota Election Results

2008 Minnesota Election Results

This page last updated: 01/27/2012
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator Minnesota Secretary of State Elections Division
Abstract This is a polygon data set showing the 2008 Minnesota Election Results by precinct
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Time Period of Content Date 2008
Currentness Reference This file contains historic 2008 Minnesota Election Results by precincts
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Distributor Organization LCC-GIS
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet by clicking below after 'Online Linkage'. Doing so will tell your browser to start downloading a self extracting 'ZIP' file which will contain the following:

elec08.prj
elec08.sbn
elec08.sbx
elec08.shp
elec08.shx
elec08.dbf

After downloading this self extracting 'zip' file (which will have an '.exe' extension), simply execute (run) the file. Doing this will automatically extract the files described above. You can then delete file types that you do not need, if any.
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" in Section 6 of this metadata.

Full Metadata

2008 Minnesota Election Results

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1. Identification Information
2. Data Quality Information
3. Spatial Data Organization Information
4. Spatial Reference Information
5. Entity and Attribute Information
6. Distribution Information
7. Metadata Reference Information

 
Section 1 Identification Information   Top of page
Originator Minnesota Secretary of State Elections Division
Title 2008 Minnesota Election Results
Abstract This is a polygon data set showing the 2008 Minnesota Election Results by precinct
Purpose Developed by Minnesota Secretary of State Elections Division for the 2008 election
Time Period of Content Date 2008
Currentness Reference This file contains historic 2008 Minnesota Election Results by precincts
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency None planned
Spatial Extent of Data State of Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates -97.5
-89.0
49.5
43.0
Place Keywords Minnesota, MN
Theme Keywords Minnesota Voting Districts
Minnesota Precincts
Precincts
MN Precincts
Voting Districts
vtds
2008
Election
Election Results
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur, Director
LCC-GIS Office
100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail:
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Browse Graphic File Description Statewide view
Associated Data Sets

 
Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency
Completeness Complete statewide for the 2008 election
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Lineage
Source Scale Denominator
 
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Native Data Set Environment
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types arc, polygon
Tiling Scheme State
 
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS80
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units Meters
Distance Resolution
UTM Zone Number 15
Map Projection Name Transverse Mercator
 
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Entity and Attribute Overview DISTRICT: Precinct Number
PRECINCT: Precinct Name
MCD: City or Township
COUNTY: County
LEG: Minnesota House District
SEN: Minnesota Senate District
CNG: Minnesota Congressional District
TOTVOTER: Total Voters for Precinct
EQUIPMENTM: Voting Equipment
USPRESR: Votes for Republican U.S. Presidential Candidate by precinct
USPRESDFL: Votes for DFL U.S. Presidential Candidate by precinct
USPRESIP: Votes for Independant U.S. Presidential Candidate by precinct
USPRESWI: Votes for Write In U.S. Presidential Candidate by precinct
USPRESLIB: Votes for Libertarian U.S. Presidential Candidate by precinct
USPRESCP: Votes for Constitution Party U.S. Presidential Candidate by precinct
USPRESTOT: Total U.S. Presidential Votes by precinct USSENR: Votes for Republican U.S. Senate Candidate by precinct
USSENDFL: Votes for DFL U.S. Senate Candidate by precinct
USSENIP: Votes for Independant U.S. Senate Candidate by precinct
USSENLIB: Votes for Libertarian U.S. Senate Candidate by precinct
USSENCP: Votes for Constitution Party U.S. Senate Candidate by precinct
USSENWI: Votes for Write In U.S. Senate Candidate by precinct
USSENTOT: Total U.S. Senate Votes by precinct
CONGR: Votes for Republican U.S. House Candidate
CONGDFL: Votes for DFL U.S. House Candidate
CONGIP: Votes for Independant U.S. House Candidate
CONGWI:Votes for Write In U.S. House Candidate
CONGTOT:Total votes for U.S. House
CONGR: Votes for Republican U.S. House Candidate
CONGDFL: Votes for DFL U.S. House Candidate
CONGIP: Votes for Independant U.S. House Candidate
CONGWI:Votes for Write In U.S. House Candidate
CONGTOT:Total votes for U.S. House
MNSENR: Votes for Republican Minnesota Senate Candidate
MNSENDFL: Votes for DFL Minnesota Senate Candidate
MNSENIP: Votes for Independant Minnesota Senate Candidate
MNSENWI: Votes for Write In Minnesota Senate Candidate
MNSENTOT: Total votes for Minnesota Senate
MNLEGR: Votes for Republican Minnesota House Candidate
MNLEGDFL: Votes for DFL Minnesota House Candidate
MNLEGIP: Votes for Independant Minnesota House Candidate
MNLEGWI: Votes for Write In Minnesota House Candidate
MNLEGTOT: Total Votes for MN House
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher LCC-GIS Office
Publication Date 11/15/2008
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur
Director
LCC-GIS
100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail:
Distributor's Data Set Identifier elec08
Distribution Liability The Geographic Information System (GIS) Data to which this notice is attached are made available pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13). THE GIS DATA ARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS IS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY AS TO THEIR PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The GIS Data were developed by the LCC - GIS Office for its own internal business purposes. The LCC - GIS Office does not represent or warrant that the GIS Data or the data documentation are error-free, complete, current, or accurate. You are responsible for any consequences resulting from your use of the GIS Data or your reliance on the GIS Data. You should consult the data documentation for this particular GIS Data to determine the limitations of the GIS Data and the precision with which the GIS Data may depict distance, direction, location, or other geographic features. If you transmit or provide the GIS Data (or any portion of it) to another user, the GIS Data must include a copy of this disclaimer.
Transfer Format Name Shapefile
Transfer Format Version Number
Transfer Size 5.6 MB
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet by clicking below after 'Online Linkage'. Doing so will tell your browser to start downloading a self extracting 'ZIP' file which will contain the following:

elec08.prj
elec08.sbn
elec08.sbx
elec08.shp
elec08.shx
elec08.dbf

After downloading this self extracting 'zip' file (which will have an '.exe' extension), simply execute (run) the file. Doing this will automatically extract the files described above. You can then delete file types that you do not need, if any.
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above.
 
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Metadata Date 01/27/2012
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur, Director
LCC-GIS
100 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail:
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/gc/stds/metadata.htm

LCC-GIS Office 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Room 55 State Office Building, St. Paul, MN 55155