WINNER: Best Hack for LA App - First Prize
Uses financial data sets, google civic api, and the sunlight foundation apis to bring greater transparency to local government expenditures.
Inputting an address returns local leaders, which in turn can be clicked on to reveal their donor history. In some cases, clicking on a given campaign contribution will reveal a corresponding city expenditure to that company.
Please forgive any errors you discover, this application is a caffeine-fueled prototype, not a test-covered app.