1.31

@happyjack27 happyjack27 released this Sep 17, 2017 · 6 commits to master since this release

Auto-Redistrict is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Use and redistribute as you like!
(And help to keep it that way by including the license in any redistribution.)

Download autoredistrict.zip, extract, and double click on the run file for your os.

Visit http://autoredistrict.org/ for more information about the program.

IF YOU CANT LOAD A SHAPEFILE: most likely cause is the program failed to allocate enough memory. Make sure you are on the latest version of Java and try again. The latest version as of this post is 8u66, and you can download it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html If the program still won't load a shapefile, try installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Java.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FROM A MAC: you may get a message saying you can't open it because it's from an unidentified developer. If so, you can follow these instructions: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH11436?locale=en_US to add an exception.

OTHER USEFUL SOFTWARE
for additional geospatial processing, i recommend using the free and open source software "QGIS". It is available at:
http://www.qgis.org/en/site/about/index.html

Changelog:

V. 1.31

  • added ability to select multiple elections
  • added advanced stats (available when multiple elections are selected)
  • statically linked apache.commons.math.
  • added specific asymmetry metric

view the full change log here: https://github.com/happyjack27/autoredistrict/blob/master/CHANGELOG.txt

1.30

@happyjack27 happyjack27 released this Apr 14, 2017 · 20 commits to master since this release

Auto-Redistrict is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Use and redistribute as you like!
(And help to keep it that way by including the license in any redistribution.)

Download autoredistrict.zip, extract, and double click on the run file for your os.

Visit http://autoredistrict.org/ for more information about the program.

IF YOU CANT LOAD A SHAPEFILE: most likely cause is the program failed to allocate enough memory. Make sure you are on the latest version of Java and try again. The latest version as of this post is 8u66, and you can download it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html If the program still won't load a shapefile, try installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Java.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FROM A MAC: you may get a message saying you can't open it because it's from an unidentified developer. If so, you can follow these instructions: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH11436?locale=en_US to add an exception.

OTHER USEFUL SOFTWARE
for additional geospatial processing, i recommend using the free and open source software "QGIS". It is available at:
http://www.qgis.org/en/site/about/index.html

Changelog:

V. 1.30

  • added link in stats panel to descriptions of stats
  • added ability to turn off recombination step (for local search)
  • added % labels to pie charts
  • added pie charts window
  • changed download vtd dialog to default to year 2012
  • corrected by state digital competition pie charts
  • fixed running headless via xvfb

view the full change log here: https://github.com/happyjack27/autoredistrict/blob/master/CHANGELOG.txt

1.29

@happyjack27 happyjack27 released this Jul 4, 2016 · 31 commits to master since this release

Auto-Redistrict is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Use and redistribute as you like!
(And help to keep it that way by including the license in any redistribution.)

Download autoredistrict.zip, extract, and double click on the run file for your os.

Visit http://autoredistrict.org/ for more information about the program.

IF YOU CANT LOAD A SHAPEFILE: most likely cause is the program failed to allocate enough memory. Make sure you are on the latest version of Java and try again. The latest version as of this post is 8u66, and you can download it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html If the program still won't load a shapefile, try installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Java.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FROM A MAC: you may get a message saying you can't open it because it's from an unidentified developer. If so, you can follow these instructions: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH11436?locale=en_US to add an exception.

Changelog:

V. 1.29

  • changed minority caucasian to gray
  • added proportionality score
  • added packing/cracking asymmetry score
  • added export of seats/votes
  • added projected partisan representation map coloring mode
  • added vtd-level packing maps
  • added display of feature detail when clicking on a feature
  • added instruction to change quota method ("set quota hare")
  • added instruction to change to prefering 4-4 seats to 5-3 seats (SET PREFER4S TRUE)

view the full change log here: https://github.com/happyjack27/autoredistrict/blob/master/CHANGELOG.txt

1.28

@happyjack27 happyjack27 released this May 30, 2016 · 46 commits to master since this release

Auto-Redistrict is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Use and redistribute as you like!
(And help to keep it that way by including the license in any redistribution.)

Download autoredistrict.zip, extract, and double click on the run file for your os.

Visit http://autoredistrict.org/ for more information about the program.

IF YOU CANT LOAD A SHAPEFILE: most likely cause is the program failed to allocate enough memory. Make sure you are on the latest version of Java and try again. The latest version as of this post is 8u66, and you can download it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html If the program still won't load a shapefile, try installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Java.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FROM A MAC: you may get a message saying you can't open it because it's from an unidentified developer. If so, you can follow these instructions: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH11436?locale=en_US to add an exception.

Changelog:

V. 1.28

  • added pie chart generation and export ("EXPORT PIE")
  • on exported html, larger version of maps now open in separate tab
  • importing 2010 districts fixed (data origin was mislabeling the districts)
  • made menu items have radio buttons
  • added mean-centered versions of some maps

view the full change log here: https://github.com/happyjack27/autoredistrict/blob/master/CHANGELOG.txt

1.27

@happyjack27 happyjack27 released this Apr 24, 2016 · 53 commits to master since this release

Auto-Redistrict is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Use and redistribute as you like!
(And help to keep it that way by including the license in any redistribution.)

Download autoredistrict.zip, extract, and double click on the run file for your os.

Visit http://autoredistrict.org/ for more information about the program.

IF YOU CANT LOAD A SHAPEFILE: most likely cause is the program failed to allocate enough memory. Make sure you are on the latest version of Java and try again. The latest version as of this post is 8u66, and you can download it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html If the program still won't load a shapefile, try installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Java.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FROM A MAC: you may get a message saying you can't open it because it's from an unidentified developer. If so, you can follow these instructions: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH11436?locale=en_US to add an exception.

Changelog:

V. 1.27

  • can now script exporting to block assignment file
  • can now script importing to block assignment file
  • reduced white dots at borders due to geometric rounding
  • can now import block-level cvap (citizen voting age population) demographic data from census.gov
  • fixed bug with import block-level cvap data (was accumulating multiple resolutions on together)
  • can now script downloading and extracting zip files
  • added ability to use quotes in scripts
  • added ability to use tags in script such as [STATE] or [FIPS]
  • added coloring by population density (lower density fades to white)
  • added density-based mas to html export and national map export
  • added county-level stats
  • added descriptive representation optimization criteria - also added to stats and graph.

view the full change log here: https://github.com/happyjack27/autoredistrict/blob/master/CHANGELOG.txt

1.26

@happyjack27 happyjack27 released this Apr 2, 2016 · 60 commits to master since this release

Auto-Redistrict is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Use and redistribute as you like!
(And help to keep it that way by including the license in any redistribution.)

Download autoredistrict.zip, extract, and double click on the run file for your os.

Visit http://autoredistrict.org/ for more information about the program.

IF YOU CANT LOAD A SHAPEFILE: most likely cause is the program failed to allocate enough memory. Make sure you are on the latest version of Java and try again. The latest version as of this post is 8u66, and you can download it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html If the program still won't load a shapefile, try installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Java.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FROM A MAC: you may get a message saying you can't open it because it's from an unidentified developer. If so, you can follow these instructions: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH11436?locale=en_US to add an exception.

Changelog:

V. 1.26

  • bug fix: fixed map aspect ratio
  • bug fix: added ftp resume manager (so doesn't get stuck on california, texas)
  • added a new criteria / slider for descriptive representation (to help compensate for weaknesses in droop quota)
  • added ability to show vote packing on a per-square-mile scale rather than per-district
  • added ability to use either droop or hare quota for multi-member districts
  • can now import specific columns from a url (need to document this)
  • added command to rescale column values
  • added 1/4 size thumbnails for html exported images
  • splits can now be highlighted
  • added merge menu
  • html export now lists county splits
  • added ability to outline districts/counties/state
  • changed the folder that html export exports to (now named after the column used)
  • added ability to create / export nation-wide transparent maps
  • added spellcheck in merge routine so you it'll match up even if there are some typos
  • can import block assignment lists
  • can export block assignment lists

view the full change log here: https://github.com/happyjack27/autoredistrict/blob/master/CHANGELOG.txt

1.25

@happyjack27 happyjack27 released this Mar 12, 2016 · 84 commits to master since this release

Auto-Redistrict is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Use and redistribute as you like!
(And help to keep it that way by including the license in any redistribution.)

Download autoredistrict.zip, extract, and double click on the run file for your os.

Visit http://autoredistrict.org/ for more information about the program.

IF YOU CANT LOAD A SHAPEFILE: most likely cause is the program failed to allocate enough memory. Make sure you are on the latest version of Java and try again. The latest version as of this post is 8u66, and you can download it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html If the program still won't load a shapefile, try installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Java.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FROM A MAC: you may get a message saying you can't open it because it's from an unidentified developer. If so, you can follow these instructions: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH11436?locale=en_US to add an exception.

Changelog:

V. 1.25

  • joined in vtd-level election data
  • grofman-king now shows when its negative
  • added 3 more map coloring modes.
  • changed map output to stats: higher res
  • changed map output to stats: 11 different maps - thumbnails that you click on
  • added fair vote safe/lean/tossup counts
  • bugfix: by district stats headers were shifted

view the full change log here: https://github.com/happyjack27/autoredistrict/blob/master/CHANGELOG.txt

1.24

@happyjack27 happyjack27 released this Mar 5, 2016 · 92 commits to master since this release

Auto-Redistrict is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Use and redistribute as you like!
(And help to keep it that way by including the license in any redistribution.)

Download autoredistrict.zip, extract, and double click on the run file for your os.

Visit http://autoredistrict.org/ for more information about the program.

IF YOU CANT LOAD A SHAPEFILE: most likely cause is the program failed to allocate enough memory. Make sure you are on the latest version of Java and try again. The latest version as of this post is 8u66, and you can download it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html If the program still won't load a shapefile, try installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Java.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FROM A MAC: you may get a message saying you can't open it because it's from an unidentified developer. If so, you can follow these instructions: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH11436?locale=en_US to add an exception.

Changelog:

V. 1.24

  • added ability to color by county
  • added scripting and automatic writing of a script from your actions
  • added command line arguments so you can run a script - so now the program can be run completely from the command line
  • added fairvote.org pvi
  • made it so multi-member (fairvote version) can do less than 3 seats. (just creaes a single 1 seat or 2 seat district)

view the full change log here: https://github.com/happyjack27/autoredistrict/blob/master/CHANGELOG.txt

1.23

@happyjack27 happyjack27 released this Feb 26, 2016 · 118 commits to master since this release

Auto-Redistrict is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Use and redistribute as you like!
(And help to keep it that way by including the license in any redistribution.)

Download autoredistrict.zip, extract, and double click on the run file for your os.

Visit http://autoredistrict.org/ for more information about the program.

IF YOU CANT LOAD A SHAPEFILE: most likely cause is the program failed to allocate enough memory. Make sure you are on the latest version of Java and try again. The latest version as of this post is 8u66, and you can download it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html If the program still won't load a shapefile, try installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Java.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FROM A MAC: you may get a message saying you can't open it because it's from an unidentified developer. If so, you can follow these instructions: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH11436?locale=en_US to add an exception.

Changelog:

V. 1.23

  • bugfix: when loading a new district column, will not reset the population of candidate proposals
  • bugfix: latitude-longitude aspect ratio is better now
  • feature: now downloadds county name and county fips
  • feature: now automatically downloads county-resolution demographics and election counts.
  • feature: now automaticaly sets colmns: county, population, election & demographics

view the full change log here: https://github.com/happyjack27/autoredistrict/blob/master/CHANGELOG.txt

1.22

@happyjack27 happyjack27 released this Feb 17, 2016 · 120 commits to master since this release

Auto-Redistrict is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Use and redistribute as you like!
(And help to keep it that way by including the license in any redistribution.)

Download autoredistrict.zip, extract, and double click on the run file for your os.

Visit http://autoredistrict.org/ for more information about the program.

IF YOU CANT LOAD A SHAPEFILE: most likely cause is the program failed to allocate enough memory. Make sure you are on the latest version of Java and try again. The latest version as of this post is 8u66, and you can download it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html If the program still won't load a shapefile, try installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Java.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FROM A MAC: you may get a message saying you can't open it because it's from an unidentified developer. If so, you can follow these instructions: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH11436?locale=en_US to add an exception.

Changelog:

V. 1.22

  • election columns and substitute columns now clear when a new shapefile is loaded.
  • map anti-aliasing automatically turns off when evolution is started
  • map background is now white, and default map color is yellow-brown.
  • the "Evolution" menu has been moved into the main view, as new "constrain" checkboxes by the sliders
  • added the data files to the generated html
  • fixed white lines in the ranked districts chart.
  • fixed html link to states with names with spaces (changed " " to "%20")

view the full change log here: https://github.com/happyjack27/autoredistrict/blob/master/CHANGELOG.txt