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Top Government APIs

A list of all Government APIs, designed to answer the question "What are the best APIs for Government?" All major Web APIs and mobile API resources related to Government, including those formatted in XML or JSON and those for use with iOS and the iPhone, are featured on this list. An API (or Application Programming Interface) is a method software applications and programs use to interact with one another, and share data, rules, settings or specifications. APIs interact with applications, libraries, operating systems and more, and are often used for sharing or embedding content. Some of the most popular APIs used around the modern Web are the Google API, the Twitter API, Wikipedia's API and the Ruby API.

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    US government small business resources

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    Empire 2.0 Tech Talk Government technology discussion platform

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    Follow The Money Database of US campaign contributions

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    FedSpending.org Database of US government spending

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    FCC U.S. Communications Data Service

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    GovTracker Rhode Island state data services

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    Guardian Politics UK government and political resources

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    Civic Footprint Political geography lookup for Illinois

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    FRED US Federal Reserve Economic data

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    Idescat Municipality in Figures Statistical information on Catalan municipalities

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    ikregeer.nl Dutch parliament documents

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    Goslyudi.ru Public ratings of Russian government bloggers

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    Drumbone US political data aggregated from multiple sources

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    MyBikeLane Read-Only API for MyBikeLane and UncivilServants Database

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    Data.gov.uk Public government database

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    LittleSis Database for tracking political and business relationships

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    Aadhaar UIDAI Authentication Online authentication for Indian citizens

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    LOUIS US federal documents database

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    MAPLight.org Bill Positions Campaign donation and vote tracking service

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    U.S. political data lookup

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    New York Times NY State Legislature NY State legislative member information

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    eAdvocacy services for nonprofits

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    United States political data lookup

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    GovTrack.us US Congress database service

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    OpenCongress US government data

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    Maplight Government database linking contributions and votes

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    Brazilian Election Candidates Brazilian election candidate information service

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    ActBlue Democratic fundraising service

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    Police UK police force mapping service

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    Postcode Anywhere Government Data UK government data service

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    Who is my Representative Database of US congressional representatives

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    Poligraft Political Entity Extraction Service

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    Watchdog Political data lookup

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    Washington State Department of Revenue Sales Tax Rate Address based tax rate lookup service

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    UN Data United Nations information service

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    TheyWorkForYou Track the UK Parliament

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    Sunlight Labs Congress US Congress database service

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    Socrata Open Data Online data sharing service

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    World Government Data A portal to government data sets

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    OpenSecrets U.S. political data lookup

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    Office for National Statistics UK neighborhood and census data

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    CitySourced Mobile civic engagment tool

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    OpenAustralia Australian government information service

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    New York Times Districts Political districts service

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    California Race and Ethnic Population Projections California race and ethnic population projection data

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    Capitol Words Track words used by US government representatives

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    Cicero Address-based Legislative District Matching and Elected Official Lookup Service

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    AES WebLink Shipment submission and inquiry services

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    Canada's Economic Action Plan Information of Canadian government EAP

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    Open Government Data Initiative Government data resource from Microsoft

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