It’s time for the 2012 General Election in the United States and along with it comes the tedious process of finding your voter registration, polling sites, times, directions, etc. The previously announced Google Civic Information API provides a great service to programmatically obtain much of this information based on the your home address. Google Apps Script makes it really quick and easy to build a web application that queries this information and uses various Google services to organize and track your information.
Election Info is a sample application built using Apps Script that can:
As you can see, this is a comprehensive sample app that is useful while also highlighting key Apps Script capabilities.
Install the app from the Chrome Web Store. Check back soon as we will be writing a blog post with details and sample code on how the sample was built.