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, 20190116, 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 (441)

    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?

    Larry Romero, Bernalillo County Clerk's Office

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

    Bernalillo County Clerk's Office
    Attn: Larry Romero
    GIS Analyst
    One Civic Plaza NW 6th Floor
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    US

    (505) 468-1269 (voice)
    laromero@bernco.gov


Why was the data set created?

Created for the 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 24)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20160122, Bernalillo County Boundary.

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

    Assessor Parcel Database (source 2 of 24)
    Bernalillo County Assessor's Office GIS/Mapping Department, 20171102, Assessor Parcel Database.

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

    City of Albuquerque Base Map (source 3 of 24)
    AGIS/City of Albuquerque Planning Department, 20180305, City of Albuquerque Base Map.

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

    Road Inventory (source 4 of 24)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20180115, Road Inventory.

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

    City of Albuquerque Netcurr (source 5 of 24)
    AGIS/City of Albuquerque Planning Department, 20180305, City of Albuquerque Netcurr.

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

    Census 2000 Block (source 6 of 24)
    Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG), Census 2000 Block.

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

    Census 2010 Block with Redistricting Data (source 7 of 24)
    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 8 of 24)
    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.

    2016 MRCOG Digital Orthoimagery (source 9 of 24)
    The Sanborn Map Company, Inc., 20160810, 2016 MRCOG Digital Orthoimagery.

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

    Albuquerque City Councilors Web Page (source 10 of 24)
    City of Albuquerque Website, 20180326, Albuquerque City Councilors Web Page.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The Albuquerque City Council districts and councilor names were provided by this source.

    Item 12 Resolution 2012-3 Redistricting.pdf (source 11 of 24)
    Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA), 20120101, Item 12 Resolution 2012-3 Redistricting.pdf.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    This source was used for AMAFCA (Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority) Board of Directors redistricting. Kevin Troutman was the contact.

    APS_Districts_Adopted_2012_04_04_Precincts.xlsx (source 12 of 24)
    Research & Polling, Inc., 20120101, APS_Districts_Adopted_2012_04_04_Precincts.xlsx.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    This source was used for APS (Albuquerque Public Schools) Board of Education redistricting. Michael Sharp was the contact.

    Bernalillo_County_Adopted_2011-12-13.shp (source 13 of 24)
    Research & Polling, Inc., 20111213, Bernalillo_County_Adopted_2011-12-13.shp.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The Bernalillo County Commission districts and commissioner names were provided by this source.

    CNM_B_1_Precinct_Listing.xlsx (source 14 of 24)
    Research & Polling, Inc., 20120101, CNM_B_1_Precinct_Listing.xlsx.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    This source was used for CNM Governing Board redistricting. Michael Sharp was the contact.

    House Judiciary Committee (HJC) Substitute Web Document (source 15 of 24)
    50th Legislature, State of New Mexico, First Special Session, 20110101, House Judiciary Committee (HJC) Substitute Web Document.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The voting precincts that compose each New Mexico Public Education Commission (NMPEC) district were provided by this source.

    New Mexico Public Education Commission Web Page (source 16 of 24)
    New Mexico Public Education Department Website, 20141118, New Mexico Public Education Commission Web Page.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The New Mexico Public Education Commission (NMPEC) districts and commissioner names were provided by this source.

    New Mexico Legislature Web Page (source 17 of 24)
    New Mexico Legislature Website, 20170105, New Mexico Legislature Web Page.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The New Mexico House of Representative districts and representative names were provided by this source.

    New Mexico Secretary of State Web Page (source 18 of 24)
    New Mexico Secretary of State Website, 20170105, New Mexico Secretary of State Web Page.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    Names for all the political districts based on the New Mexico Secretary of State Official Canvas were provided by this source.

    Cities & Communities (source 19 of 24)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20160130, Cities & Communities.

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

    2011 New Mexico Redistricting: House of Representatives Redistricting Web Page (source 20 of 24)
    New Mexico Legislature Website, 20120101, 2011 New Mexico Redistricting: House of Representatives Redistricting Web Page.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The voting precincts that compose each of the New Mexico House of Representative districts were provided by this source.

    Bernalillo County Clerk's Office Website (source 21 of 24)
    Bernalillo County Clerk's Office Website, 20171106, Bernalillo County Clerk's Office Website.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The APS (Albuquerque Public Schools) Board of Education and CNM (Central New Mexico Community College) Governing Board election results were provided by this source.

    Bernalillo County Website (source 22 of 24)
    County, Bernalillo, 20180511, Bernalillo County Website.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The URLs stored in the "CountyCommissionDistrictURL" and "CountyCommissionNameURL" fields were copied from the Bernalillo County website (www.bernco.gov).

    Bernalillo County Base Map (source 23 of 24)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20181214, Bernalillo County Base Map.

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

    Bernalillo County Netcurr (source 24 of 24)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20181214, Bernalillo County Netcurr.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution: Some precinct boundaries follow features in 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 Bernalillo County Clerk's Office 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: 12-Apr-2019
Metadata author:
GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services
Attn: Lainey Greiner
IT Analyst III
2400 Broadway Blvd SE Bldg N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
US

(505) 224-1692 (voice)
egreiner@bernco.gov

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


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