Tides Awards 2013 Pizzigati Prize to Fair Elections Pioneer Micah Altman

Open source champion wins public interest computing’s highest honor for his work to open up the legislative redistricting process

San Francisco, March 6th, 2013 — Politicians have been gerrymandering legislative districts — and distorting democracy — for almost as long as the United States has been a nation. But average American citizens now have a powerful tool to challenge those distortions, thanks to the talent and vision of the seventh annual winner of the Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public...