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Constituents Not Where You Expect On The Map? Check Their Address!

00c5792f0b0d509b0018302a60958b34-huge-sePowered by Microsoft Bing, the map displays constituents as pins based on their primary addresses. To plot constituents on the map or for a list's Location filters, Bing matches their addresses to geographic coordinates, like latitude and longitude. If Bing can't confidently plot an address due to partial, ambiguous, or incorrect information, it plots the constituent based on the details it can match. If a constituent appears somewhere you don't expect, such as if their pin appears in Kansas despite them living elsewhere in the United States, check their address for incomplete or incorrect information. 
For example:
  • If a street address is ambiguous, such as "128 Main Street" in a town that includes both 128 North Main Street and 128 South Main Street, Bing plots the constituent based on their post code.
  • If Bing can't confidently match the street address or post code, it plots the constituent in the middle of the country, such as Kansas for those in the United States. (To help keep your contact information up-to-date, you can use AddressFinder for the most current addresses from the United States Postal Service (USPS) National Change of Address (NCOA).) 
For more information, see the Constituent Map Help.
Posted by Steve Stegelin on Mar 14, 2019 7:40 AM America/New_York

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