SOURCE: Center for Digital Government

Center for Digital Government

September 03, 2015 09:00 ET

Which States, Cities and Counties Have the Best Websites?

2015 Best of the Web Awards Announced

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - September 03, 2015) - e.Republic's Center for Digital Government announces the winners of the 2015 Best of the Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards.

In its 20thyear, the annual Best of the Web (BOW) are the most coveted state and local government awards that recognize city, county and state governments for outstanding portals and websites based on innovation, functionality, productivity and performance.

"These winners are recognized for responsive and mobile-first design, open government, open data, improved transparency and integration with social media," said Todd Sander, executive director of the Center for Digital Government. "Congratulations to the awardees for their impressive work to make government more accessible and responsive to citizens."

2015 BEST OF THE WEB AWARDS
State Portal Category:

1st State of Arkansas
2nd State of Utah
3rd State of Indiana
4th State of Mississippi
5th State of Texas

Finalists:
Commonwealth of Kentucky
State of Maine
State of Maryland
State of Michigan
State of Oregon
State of Rhode Island

County Portal Category:
1st
Sacramento County, Calif.
2nd Baltimore County, Md.
3rd Los Angeles County, Calif.
4th Bexar County, Texas
5th County of San Diego, Calif.

Finalists:
Alameda County, Calif.
Chesterfield County, Va.
Collin County, Texas
King County, Wash.
County of Maui, Hawaii
Travis County, Texas

City Portal Category:
1st
City of Independence, Mo.
2nd City of Louisville, Ky.
3rd City of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
4th City of Boulder, Colo.
5th City of Sacramento, Calif.

Finalists:
City of Fullerton, Calif.
City of Irving, Texas
City of Los Angeles, Calif.
City of Raleigh, N.C.
City of Riverside, Calif.
Town of West Hartford, Conn.

Presented along with the Best of the Web Awards, the Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA) highlight outstanding agency and department websites and apps. These awards by the Center for Digital Government are presented in eight categories. 2015 DGAA winners include New Zealand's website for small businesses, U.S. Department of Transportation's pre-employment screening program for motor carriers, and more than 30 state and local government applications and websites.

View the complete list of BOW and DGAA awardees here.

About the Center for Digital Government | www.centerdigitalgov.com

The Center for Digital Government is a national research and advisory institute focused on technology policy and best practices in state and local government.

The Center is a division of e.Republic, the nation's only media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government and education. www.erepublic.com

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