This is a category for Announcements from the Open States team. We’ll be making general updates available here.

Support (API v1)

If you need support w/ Open States, this is the place to post. Please refrain from posting API keys, etc. here, if we need that info to debug your request an admin will reach out directly.


This is a place to discuss issues related to scraper development.

API v2

This category is for anyone using Open States data via the API or bulk downloads. Feel free to ask API questions, make suggestions, etc.


This category is to be used for discussion of the development of pieces of Open States infrastructure, tools like pupa, python-opencivicdata, and the Open States API & website.

Discourse Meta

This is the place for people to discuss Discourse itself.