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Metadata: 2010 Minnesota Election Results

2012 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 2012 Minnesota Election Results by precinct
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Time Period of Content Date 2012
Currentness Reference This file contains 2010 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:

elec2012.prj
elec2012.sbn
elec2012.sbx
elec2012.shp
elec2012.shx
elec2012.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

2012 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 2012 Minnesota Election Results
Abstract This is a polygon data set showing the 2012 Minnesota Election Results by precinct
Purpose Developed by Minnesota Secretary of State Elections Division for the 2012 election
Time Period of Content Date 2010
Currentness Reference This file contains historic 2012 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
2012
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 2012 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 PCTNAME Precinct Name
PCTCODE Precinct Number (unique within county)
MCDNAME Name of Municipality or Unorganized Territory
COUNTYNAME County Name
COUNTYCODE County Number
CONGDIST US Represenative (Congressional) District
MNSENDIST MN Senate District
MNLEGDIST MN Legislative District
CTYCOMDIST County Commissioner District
JUDDIST Judicial District
SWCDIST Soil and Water Conservation District
PARKDIST Park District
HOSPDIST Hospital District
WARD City Ward
TABSYSTEM Vote Tabulating System
TABMODEL Vote Tabulating Equipment used for precinct
MAILBALLOT Precincts using mail balloting
REG7AM Number of voters registered in precinct as of 7AM on election day (pre-registered voters)
EDR Number of voters registering in the polling place on election day
SIGNATURES Number of people voting in person (signatures on roster)
REGMILOVAB Regular, and Uniformed and Overseas Citizens absentee ballots accepted
FEDONLYAB Absentee ballots with federal offices only accepted (by citizens who are permanently or indefinitely overseas)
PRESONLYAB Absentee ballots cast for president only (by people who moved out of Minnesota within 30 days of the election)
TOTVOTING Number of voters casting ballots
USPRSR US President Republican Party candidate votes
USPRSDFL US President Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate votes
USPRSLIB US President Libertarian Party candidate votes
USPRSSWP US President Socialist Workers Party candidate votes
USPRSCP US President Constitution Party candidate votes
USPRSCG US President Constitutional Government Party candidate votes
USPRSGP US President Green Party candidate votes
USPRSGR US President Grassroots Party candidate votes
USPRSSL US President Socialism and Liberation Party candidate votes
USPRSJP US President Justice Party candidate votes
USPRSWI US President Write In candidate votes--includes registered and non-registered write-ins
USPRSTOTAL US President total votes
USSENIP US Senator Independence Party candidate votes
USSENR US Senator Republican Party candidate votes
USSENDFL US Senator Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate votes
USSENGR US Senator Grassroots Party candidate votes
USSENMOP US Senator Minnesota Open Progressives Party candidate votes
USSENWI US Senator Write In candidate votes--includes registered and non-registered write-ins
USSENTOTAL US Senator total votes
USREPIP US Representative Independence Party candidate votes
USREPR US Representative Republican Party candidate votes
USREPDFL US Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate votes
USREPWI US Representative Write In candidate votes--includes registered and non-registered write-ins
USREPTOTAL US Representative total votes
MNSENIP MN Senator Independence Party candidate votes
MNSENR MN Senator Republican Party candidate votes
MNSENDFL MN Senator Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate votes
MNSENWI MN Senator Write In candidate votes--includes registered and non-registered write-ins
MNSENTOTAL MN Senator total votes
MNLEGIP MN Representative Independence Party candidate votes
MNLEGR MN Representative Republican Party candidate votes
MNLEGDFL MN Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate votes
MNLEGWI MN Representative Write In candidate votes--includes registered and non-registered write-ins
MNLEGTOTAL MN Representative total votes
MNCA1YES Constitutional Amendment 1 (Marriage) Yes votes
MNCA1NO Constitutional Amendment 1 (Marriage) No votes
MNCA1EST Constitutional Amendment 1 (Marriage) Estimated Blanks
MNCA1TOTAL Constitutional Amendment 1 (Marriage) Total votes (=TOTVOTING)
MNCA2YES Constitutional Amendment 2 (Voter ID) Yes votes
MNCA2NO Constitutional Amendment 2 (Voter ID) No votes
MNCA2EST Constitutional Amendment 2 (Voter ID) Estimated Blanks
MNCA2TOTAL Constitutional Amendment 2 (Voter ID) Total votes (=TOTVOTING)
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher LCC-GIS Office
Publication Date 01/31/2013
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 elec2010
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:

elec2012.prj
elec2012.sbn
elec2012.sbx
elec2012.shp
elec2012.shx
elec2012.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 01/31/2013
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

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