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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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Business.gov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Government APIs
Business.gov business.gov - US government small business resources

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Empire 2.0 Tech Talk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Government APIs
Empire 2.0 Tech Talk Government technology discussion platform

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Follow The Money is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Government APIs
Follow The Money Database of US campaign contributions

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FedSpending.org is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Government APIs
FedSpending.org FedSpending.org - Database of US government spending

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GovTracker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Government APIs
GovTracker Rhode Island state data services

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Guardian Politics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Government APIs
Guardian Politics UK government and political resources

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FCC is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Government APIs
FCC U.S. Communications Data Service

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Civic Footprint is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Government APIs
Civic Footprint Political geography lookup for Illinois

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Idescat Municipality in Figure... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Government APIs
Idescat Municipality in Figures Statistical information on Catalan municipalities

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Fred is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Government APIs
Fred US Federal Reserve Economic data

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ikregeer.nl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Government APIs
ikregeer.nl ikregeer.nl - Dutch parliament documents

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Aadhaar UIDAI Authentication is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Government APIs
Aadhaar UIDAI Authentication Online authentication for Indian citizens

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Goslyudi.ru is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Government APIs
Goslyudi.ru Public ratings of Russian government bloggers

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Data.gov.uk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Government APIs
Data.gov.uk Data.gov.uk - Public government database

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MyBikeLane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Government APIs
MyBikeLane Read-Only API for MyBikeLane and UncivilServants Database

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Drumbone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Government APIs
Drumbone US political data aggregated from multiple sources

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LittleSis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Government APIs
LittleSis Database for tracking political and business relationships

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LOUIS is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Government APIs
LOUIS US federal documents database

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MAPLight.org Bill Positions is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Government APIs
MAPLight.org Bill Positions Campaign donation and vote tracking service

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New York Times NY State Legisl... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Government APIs
New York Times NY State Legislature NY State legislative member information

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FreedomSpeaks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Government APIs
FreedomSpeaks freedomspeaks.com - United States political data lookup

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Democracy in Action is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Government APIs
Democracy in Action democracyinaction.org - eAdvocacy services for nonprofits

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GovTrack.us is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Government APIs
GovTrack.us govtrack.us - US Congress database service

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OpenCongress is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Government APIs
OpenCongress opencongress.org - US government data

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Project Vote Smart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Government APIs
Project Vote Smart votesmart.org - U.S. political data lookup

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Maplight is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Government APIs
Maplight Government database linking contributions and votes

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Brazilian Election Candidates is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Government APIs
Brazilian Election Candidates Brazilian election candidate information service

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ActBlue is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Government APIs
ActBlue Democratic fundraising service

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Poligraft is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Government APIs
Poligraft Political Entity Extraction Service

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Postcode Anywhere Government D... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Government APIs
Postcode Anywhere Government Data UK government data service

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World Government Data is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Government APIs
World Government Data A portal to government data sets

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Who is my Representative is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Government APIs
Who is my Representative Database of US congressional representatives

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Watchdog is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Government APIs
Watchdog Political data lookup

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Washington State Department of... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Government APIs
Washington State Department of Revenue Sales Tax Rate Address based tax rate lookup service

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UN Data is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Government APIs
UN Data United Nations information service

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TheyWorkForYou is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Government APIs
TheyWorkForYou Track the UK Parliament

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Socrata Open Data is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Government APIs
Socrata Open Data Online data sharing service

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Sunlight Labs Congress is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Government APIs
Sunlight Labs Congress US Congress database service

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OpenSecrets is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Government APIs
OpenSecrets U.S. political data lookup

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Office for National Statistics is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Government APIs
Office for National Statistics UK neighborhood and census data

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New York Times Districts is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Government APIs
New York Times Districts Political districts service

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CitySourced is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Government APIs
CitySourced Mobile civic engagment tool

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AES WebLink is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Government APIs
AES WebLink Shipment submission and inquiry services

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Cicero is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Government APIs
Cicero Address-based Legislative District Matching and Elected Official Lookup Service

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Canada's Economic Action Plan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Government APIs
Canada's Economic Action Plan Information of Canadian government EAP

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California Race and Ethnic Pop... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Government APIs
California Race and Ethnic Population Projections California race and ethnic population projection data

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Capitol Words is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Government APIs
Capitol Words Track words used by US government representatives

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USAspending is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Government APIs
USAspending Database of US government spending

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Police is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Government APIs
Police UK police force mapping service

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OpenAustralia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Government APIs
OpenAustralia Australian government information service