Google Civic Information API Client Library for Ruby

Google Civic Information API: Provides polling places, early vote locations, contest data, election officials, and government representatives for U.S. residential addresses.

This page contains information about getting started with the Google Civic Information API using the Google API Client Library for Ruby. In addition, you may be interested in the following documentation:

Installing the google-api-client gem

If you haven't installed the Google API Client Library for Ruby before, open a terminal and install using RubyGems:

$ gem install google-api-client

If you already have the gem installed and would simply like to update to the latest version:

$ gem update -y google-api-client

Depending on your system, you may need to prepend these commands with sudo.

Getting started with the Google API Client Library for Ruby

Be sure to check our extensive Getting started guide for a quick overview of how to make your first request.