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FL: Roll call vote legislator matching doesn't fully work.

From Supportbee:

{{http://openstates.org/api/v1/bills/FLB00010628
VoteId: FLV00006077

has the representative 'Rodríguez, J.' and an leg_id 'FLL000295'

BUT

http://openstates.org/api/v1/bills/FLB00011386
VoteId: FLV00007553

has the spelling 'Rodriguez, J.' and a null leg_id. (look at the 'i')

This happens with a couple other people in the application who have Spanish characters in their name.}}

It appears that the mechanism matching names listed on the roll call votes to legislators is unable to deal with the ambiguity of having names alternatively listed with and without the proper accented characters. This likely isn't an issue specific to just Florida.

Status

Assignee

Andy Lo

Reporter

Andy Lo

Priority

Low