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?

    GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division, 20131231, 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 Precincts

  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 Transverse Mercator.

      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

      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 Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division)

    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 Program)

    ConsolidatedPrecinct
    Consolidated voting precinct. (Source: GIS Program)

    AbqCouncilDistrict
    City of Albuquerque Council district. (Source: GIS Program)

    AbqCouncilName
    City of Albuquerque councilor. (Source: GIS Program)

    AMAFCADistrict
    AMAFCA (Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority) district. (Source: GIS Program)

    AMAFCAName
    AMAFCA (Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority) board member. (Source: GIS Program)

    APSBoardofEdDistrict
    APS (Albuquerque Public Schools) Board of Education district. (Source: GIS Program)

    APSBoardofEdName
    APS (Albuquerque Public Schools) Board of Education board member. (Source: GIS Program)

    BCCommissionDistrict
    Bernalillo County Commission district. (Source: GIS Program)

    BCCommissionName
    Bernalillo County commissioner. (Source: GIS Program)

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

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

    NMPECDistrict
    New Mexico State Public Education Commission district. (Source: GIS Program)

    NMPECName
    New Mexico State Public Education commissioner. (Source: GIS Program)

    NMPRCDistrict
    New Mexico State Public Regulation Commission district. (Source: GIS Program)

    NMPRCName
    New Mexico State Public Regulation commissioner. (Source: GIS Program)

    NMRepresentativeDistrict
    New Mexico State House of Representatives district. (Source: GIS Program)

    NMRepresentativeName
    New Mexico State House representative. (Source: GIS Program)

    NMSenateDistrict
    New Mexico State Senate district. (Source: GIS Program)

    NMSenateName
    New Mexico State senator. (Source: GIS Program)

    USCongressionalDistrict
    United States Congressional district. (Source: GIS Program)

    USCongressionalName
    United States Congressional leader. (Source: GIS Program)

    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?

    Nathan Hendrix, GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division; Larry Romero, Bernalillo County Clerk's Office; Trey Lefleur, Bernalillo County Clerk's Office

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

    GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division
    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 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 20)
    GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division, 20130715, 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 20)
    Bernalillo County Assessor's Office GIS/Mapping Department, 20110430, Assessor Parcel Database.

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

    Parcel Base Map (source 3 of 20)
    AGIS/City of Albuquerque Planning Department, 20131231, Parcel Base Map.

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

    Road Inventory (source 4 of 20)
    GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division, 20131216, Road Inventory.

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

    Netcurr (source 5 of 20)
    AGIS/City of Albuquerque Planning Department, 20131227, Netcurr.

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

    Jurisdiction (source 6 of 20)
    AGIS/City of Albuquerque Planning Department, 20131227, Jurisdiction.

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

    Census 2000 Block (source 7 of 20)
    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 8 of 20)
    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 9 of 20)
    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.

    2012 MRCOG Digital Orthoimagery (source 10 of 20)
    Bohannan Huston, Inc., 20120823, 2012 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 11 of 20)
    City of Albuquerque Website, 20121022, Albuquerque City Councilors Web Page.

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

    Item 12 Resolution 2012-3 Redistricting.pdf (source 12 of 20)
    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 redistricting. Kevin Troutman was the contact.

    APS_Districts_Adopted_2012_04_04_Precincts.xlsx (source 13 of 20)
    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 Board of Education redistricting. Michael Sharp was the contact.

    Bernalillo_County_Adopted_2011-12-13.shp (source 14 of 20)
    Research & Polling, Inc., 20111213, Bernalillo_County_Adopted_2011-12-13.shp.

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

    CNM_B_1_Precinct_Listing.xlsx (source 15 of 20)
    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 16 of 20)
    50th Legislature, State of New Mexico, First Special Se, 20110101, House Judiciary Committee (HJC) Substitute Web Document.

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

    New Mexico Public Education Commission Web Page (source 17 of 20)
    New Mexico Public Education Department Website, 20111006, New Mexico Public Education Commission Web Page.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The New Mexico State Public Education commissioner names and districts were provided by this source.

    2011 New Mexico Redistricting: House of Representatives Redistricting Web Page (source 18 of 20)
    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 State House of Representative districts were provided by this source.

    New Mexico Secretary of State Web Page (source 19 of 20)
    New Mexico Secretary of State Website, 20120101, New Mexico Secretary of State Web Page.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None

    Cities & Communities (source 20 of 20)
    GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division, 20130108, Cities & Communities.

    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 GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division when using this feature class as a source.

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

    GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division
    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?

    Downloadable Data

  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: 13-Feb-2014
Metadata author:
GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division
c/o Lainey Greiner
GIS Specialist
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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