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Metadata: 2016 Minnesota Precincts

2016 Minnesota Precincts

This page last updated: 10/25/2016
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator Minnesota Secretary of State Elections Division
Abstract This is a polygon data set for the 2016 Minnesota Precincts
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Time Period of Content Date 2016
Currentness Reference This file contains the current boundaries as of October 2016.
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:

vtd2016.htm
vtd2016.prj
vtd2016.sbn
vtd2016.sbx
vtd2016.shp
vtd2016.shp.xml
vtd2016.shx
vtd2016.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

2016 Minnesota Precincts

Go to Section:
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 2016 Minnesota Precincts
Abstract This is a polygon data set for the 2016 Minnesota Precincts
Purpose Developed by Minnesota Secretary of State Elections Division for the 2016 election
Time Period of Content Date 2016
Currentness Reference This file contains the current boundaries as of October 2016.
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
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
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 as of October 2016
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 VTDID: Precinct ID
PCTNAME: Precinct Name
PCTCODE: Precinct Code
SHORTLABEL: Precinct Name without City/Township Name
MCDNAME: Minor Civil Division Name
MCDCODE: Minor Civil Division Code
MCDFIPS: Minor Civil Division FIPS ID
MCDGNIS: Minor Civil Division GNIS ID
CTU_TYPE: City, Township, Unorganized Unit Type
COUNTYNAME: County Name
COUNTYCODE: County Code
COUNTYFIPS: County FIPS Code
CONGDIST: U.S. Congressional District Number
MNSENDIST: Minnesota Senate District Number
MNLEGDIST: Minnestoa House District Number
CTYCOMDIST: County Commissioner Number
JUDDIST: Judicial District Number
SWCDIST: Soil and Water District Number
SWCDIST_N: City or Township
WARD: Ward Name
HOSPDIST: Hospital District Number
HOSPDIST_N: Hospital District Name
PARKDIST: Park District Number
PARKDIST_N: Park District Name
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher LCC-GIS Office
Publication Date 10/25/2016
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 vtd2016
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 6.6 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:

vtd2016.htm
vtd2016.prj
vtd2016.sbn
vtd2016.sbx
vtd2016.shp
vtd2016.shp.xml
vtd2016.shx
vtd2016.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 10/25/2016
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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