Voting Precincts

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Frequently anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: Voting Precincts
Abstract:
This polygon feature class is the voting precinct boundaries for Bernalillo County, NM.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Bernalillo County Clerk's Office, 20210115, Voting Precincts.

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -107.196942
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -106.149234
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 35.223125
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.865504

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://amus.bernco.gov/website/Downloads/DownloadGISData/VotingPrecincts.pdf> (PDF)
    Preview Map: Bernalillo County voting precinct polygons.

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • GT-polygon composed of chains (608)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane New Mexico Central FIPS 3002 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.9999
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -106.25
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 31.0
      False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
      False_Northing: 0.0

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.00025
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.00025
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    VotingPrecincts
    Voting Precincts (Source: GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services)

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    SHAPE
    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.

    VotingPrecinct
    Voting precinct. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    ConsolidatedPrecinct
    Consolidated voting precinct. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    AMAFCABoardDistrict
    AMAFCA (Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority) Board of Directors district. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    AMAFCABoardName
    AMAFCA (Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority) Board of Directors director name. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    APSBoardDistrict
    APS (Albuquerque Public Schools) Board of Education district. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    APSBoardName
    APS (Albuquerque Public Schools) Board of Education board member name. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    CityCouncilDistrict
    Albuquerque City Council district. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    CityCouncilName
    Albuquerque City Council councilor name. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    CNMBoardDistrict
    CNM (Central New Mexico Community College) Governing Board district. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    CNMBoardName
    CNM (Central New Mexico Community College) Governing Board member name. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    CountyCommissionDistrict
    Bernalillo County Commission district. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    CountyCommissionName
    Bernalillo County Commission commissioner name. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    NMHouseDistrict
    New Mexico House of Representatives district. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    NMHouseName
    New Mexico House of Representatives representative name. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    NMPECDistrict
    New Mexico Public Education Commission (NMPEC) district. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    NMPECName
    New Mexico Public Education Commission (NMPEC) commissioner name. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    NMPRCDistrict
    New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) district. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    NMPRCName
    New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) commissioner name. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    NMSenateDistrict
    New Mexico Senate district. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    NMSenateName
    New Mexico Senate senator name. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    USCongressionalDistrict
    United States Congressional district. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    USCongressionalName
    United States Congressional leader name. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    CountyCommissionDistrictName
    CountyCommissionDistrict and CountyCommissionName fields concatenated. Used for map display. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    CountyCommissionDistrictURL
    URL to Bernalillo County Commission district web page; hyperlink. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    CountyCommissionNameURL
    URL to Bernalillo County Commission commissioner photo; hyperlink. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    SHAPE_Length
    Length of feature in internal units. (Source: ESRI)

    Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

    SHAPE_Area
    Area of feature in internal units squared. (Source: ESRI)

    Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

    Victor Gonzales, GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services; Michael Searles, Bureau of Elections/Bernalillo County Clerk's Office

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services
    2400 Broadway Blvd SE Bldg N
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    US

    (505) 848-1500 (voice)
    gis@bernco.gov


Why was the data set created?

Created for the Bureau of Elections/Bernalillo County Clerk's Office.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

    Bernalillo County Boundary (source 1 of 12)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20190308, Bernalillo County Boundary.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    This source was used to define the outer limits of the precinct boundaries.

    2018 MRCOG Digital Orthoimagery (source 2 of 12)
    The Atlantic Group, LLC, 20190101, 2018 MRCOG Digital Orthoimagery.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution: Some precinct boundaries were screen-digitized to this source.

    Assessor Parcel Database (source 3 of 12)
    Bernalillo County Assessor's Office GIS/Mapping Department, 20200310, Assessor Parcel Database.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution: Some precinct boundaries follow features in this source.

    Bernalillo County Base Map (Parcels) (source 4 of 12)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20200911, Bernalillo County Base Map (Parcels).

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution: Some precinct boundaries follow features in this source.

    City of Albuquerque Base Map (Parcels) (source 5 of 12)
    AGIS/City of Albuquerque Planning Department, 20200909, City of Albuquerque Base Map (Parcels).

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution: Some precinct boundaries follow features in this source.

    Road Inventory (source 6 of 12)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20200121, Road Inventory.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution: Some precinct boundaries follow features in this source.

    Bernalillo County Netcurr (source 7 of 12)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20200911, Bernalillo County Netcurr.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution: Some precinct boundaries follow features in this source.

    City of Albuquerque Netcurr (source 8 of 12)
    AGIS/City of Albuquerque Planning Department, 20200909, City of Albuquerque Netcurr.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution: Some precinct boundaries follow features in this source.

    Cities & Communities (source 9 of 12)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20181108, Cities & Communities.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution: This source provided the boundary for the City of Albuquerque.

    Census 2010 Block with Redistricting Data (source 10 of 12)
    Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG), 20110324, Census 2010 Block with Redistricting Data.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution: Some precinct boundaries follow features in this source.

    USGS 7.5-Minute Quadrangle Topographic Maps (source 11 of 12)
    U.S. Geological Survey/U.S. Department of the Interior, USGS 7.5-Minute Quadrangle Topographic Maps.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The Sandia Crest (1996), Tijeras (1997), and Mount Washington (1995) maps were used as sources for precinct boundaries.

    Bernalillo County Elected Officials Web Page (source 12 of 12)
    County, Bernalillo, 20200918, Bernalillo County Elected Officials Web Page.

    Online Links:

    • https://www.bernco.gov/Government/elected-officials.aspx

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The URLs stored in the "CountyCommissionDistrictURL" and "CountyCommissionNameURL" fields were copied from this source.

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?


How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
Please acknowledge the GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services when using this feature class as a source.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services
    2400 Broadway Blvd SE Bldg N
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    US

    (505) 848-1500 (voice)
    gis@bernco.gov

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    This information is for reference only. Bernalillo County assumes no liability for errors associated with the use of these data. Users are solely responsible for confirming data accuracy when necessary.

  4. How can I download or order the data?


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 15-Jan-2021
Metadata author:
GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services
Attn: Victor Gonzales
GIS Technician
2400 Broadway Blvd SE Bldg N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
US

(505) 314-0333 (voice)
vigonzales@bernco.gov

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)


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