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Metadata: 2002 Minnesota Precincts

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2002 Minnesota Precincts

This page last updated: 11/27/02
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator Election Division - Minnesota Office of Secretary of State
Abstract A polygon dataset for Minnesota precinct boundaries.
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Time Period of Content Date 2002
Currentness Reference Data current as of 2000 Census Bureau TIGER line file publication
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Distributor Organization Legislative Coordinating Commission - GIS Office
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet by clicking below after 'Online Linkage'. Doing so will tell your browser to start downloading a self extracting 'ZIP' file which will contain the following:
- DBF file
- SHP file
- SHX file
- SBN file
- SBX file
After downloading this self extracting 'zip' file (which will have an '.exe' extension), simply execute (run) the file. Doing this will automatically extract the files described above. You can then delete file types that you do not need, if any.
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" in Section 6 of this metadata.


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2002 Minnesota Precincts

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1. Identification
2. Data Quality
3. Spatial Data Organization
4. Spatial Reference
5. Entity and Attribute
6. Distribution
7. Metadata Reference
 
Section 1 Identification Information   Top of page
Originator Election Division - Minnesota Office of Secretary of State
Title 2002 Minnesota Precincts
Abstract A polygon dataset for Minnesota precinct boundaries.
Purpose This database of Minnesota precinct boundaries was developed from modified U.S. Census Bureau 2000 TIGER/Line file as part of the November 5, 2002 elections.
Time Period of Content Date 2002
Currentness Reference Data current as of 2000 Census Bureau TIGER line file publication
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data State of Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates -97.5
-89.0
49.5
43.0
Place Keywords Minnesota
Theme Keywords precinct
precincts
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur, Director
LCC GIS Office
Room 85; State Office Building
St. Paul, MN, Minnesota 55155
Phone: Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: Fax: 651-297-3699
E-mail: lee.meilleur@commissions.leg.state.mn.us
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Browse Graphic File Description
Associated Data Sets Precinct boundary files representing previous years can be obtained from the LCC - GIS Office ftp site.

 
Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency
Completeness Precinct boundaries are complete statewide
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Vertical Positional Accuracy Not Applicable
Lineage Annexation fields added to U.S. Census Bureau 2000 TIGER/Line file using heads-up digitizing methods.
Source Scale Denominator
 
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Native Data Set Environment Maptitude 4.5
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types Arc, Polygon
Tiling Scheme State
 
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS80
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units Meters
UTM Zone Number 15
 
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Entity and Attribute Overview
AREA  
VTD State, County, and 2002 Census Voting District Codes
POPULATION Population 2000
NAME 2002 Minor Civil Divisions with wards and precincts
CONG 2002 Congressional Districts
LEGIS 2002 Legislative Districts
COMMISS County Commissioner District
MCD 2002 Minor Civil Divisions
SHORT Wards and Precincts - Short name
LONG Wards and Precincts - Long name
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher LCC-GIS Office
Publication Date 11/27/2002
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur
Director
LCC-GIS Office
Room 85; State Office Building
St. Paul, Minnesota 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail: lee.meilleur@commissions.leg.state.mn.us
Distributor's Data Set Identifier vtd2002
Distribution Liability The Geographic Information System (GIS) Data to which this notice is attached are made available pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13). THE GIS DATA ARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS IS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY AS TO THEIR PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The GIS Data were developed by the LCC - GIS Office for its own internal business purposes. The LCC - GIS Office does not represent or warrant that the GIS Data or the data documentation are error-free, complete, current, or accurate. You are responsible for any consequences resulting from your use of the GIS Data or your reliance on the GIS Data. You should consult the data documentation for this particular GIS Data to determine the limitations of the GIS Data and the precision with which the GIS Data may depict distance, direction, location, or other geographic features. If you transmit or provide the GIS Data (or any portion of it) to another user, the GIS Data must include a copy of this disclaimer.
Transfer Format Name Shapefile
Transfer Format Version Number
Transfer Size 8.11MB
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet by clicking below after 'Online Linkage'. Doing so will tell your browser to start downloading a self extracting 'ZIP' file which will contain the following:
- DBF file
- SHP file
- SHX file
- SBN file
- SBX file
After downloading this self extracting 'zip' file (which will have an '.exe' extension), simply execute (run) the file. Doing this will automatically extract the files described above. You can then delete file types that you do not need, if any.
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above.
 
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Metadata Date 11/27/2002
Contact Person Information Anelia Milbrandt, GIS Specialist
LCC-GIS Office
Room 60; State Office Building
St. Paul, Minnesota 55155
Phone: 651-215-3848
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail: anelia.milbrandt@commissions.leg.state.mn.us
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.gis.state.mn.us/stds/metadata.htm



This page last updated: 11/27/02