Governor's Office Transition

A breakdown of payroll changes in the 2 most recent quarters of the Governor's Office, during the transition from Gina Raimondo to Daniel McKee. The data is released quarterly, so this consists of data from January 2021, and April 2021. This takes a look at who left, who joined and who remained as well as pay changes between the 2 quarters.

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401Gives 2021 Summary

Last week the community raised over $2,000,000 dollars for non-profits in Rhode Island through 401Gives. 401Gives is a 24-hour fundraising campaign online using the platform GiveGab. Using the leaderboard api from GiveGab I collected general information about donations and visualized the data using Tableau, sadly the records lack any datetime records, so no breakdown by hour was possible.

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Simple YTD Button

This tutorial will walk you through creating a button to swap back and forth between showing the full years worth of data, and showing all years filtered to the most recent date in your dataset. This can be useful when trying to see how the current year compares with prior years when not yet occurring dates aren't included.

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NICS Background Checks

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This is an interactive dashboard showing background checks for Rhode Island initiated by a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) using the FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). On the top part, you can see the yearly number of background checks conducted. Below shows the percent total of handguns vs long guns, note their are 2 additional types of "other" and "multiple" that are not represented in the bottom part and the total handguns + long guns will differ from the top half.

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COVID-19 Web App Launch

First iteration of my web app COVID-19 dashboard. This dashboard provides information about the status of COVID-19 within Rhode Island. All of the data comes from the google sheet provided & updated by the Rhode Island Department of Health. The goal of this dashboard is to provide a fast loading, mobile friendly option to people wanting a daily digest of COVID-19 information.

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COVID-19 vs. 2018 Causes of Death

This is an interactive dashboard that allows you to view COVID-19 deaths in context of 2018's top 15 leading causes of death. The menu button in the top right will allow you to pick and choose which state you want to view, and if you want to view top 5 or top 15 death causes in 2018.

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General Election Tables

Following my "interesting primary tables" post, this will take a look at many the same stats. The 2020 general election was quite an interesting night, As oppose to the primary which saw only 1 election turned by mail-in this election saw a drastic impact. Also the Rhode Island Board of Elections added a new stat "Blank Ballots" which is a tad odd... and stands out in a few communities.

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Election Webapp Changelog

Updates to my web app to show live election results for Rhode Island with data provided by RI Board of Elections. After feedback from the 2020 Primary, for the general I've added some improvements too the custom page allowing for a better user experience allowing preview of candidates and saving checked values.

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