Atlas Político (www.atlaspolitico.com.br) has become during a very short period of time the largest digital platform for political transparency and engagement in Brazil and Mexico. Atlas Político leverages big data technologies to aggregate a large volume of publicly available information about institutions, politicians, and key issues. The platform features more than 500,000 profiles of politicians, rankings of legislative performance, and indicators of ideological positioning, among many other functionalities. Atlas Político was often featured on the front page of the most important media outlets in Brazil and Mexico and has attracted a record number of users (up to two hundred thousand in a single day).
Examples of media coverage and joint data investigations: