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    I'm not sure whewre to begin, or where to ask this, so I'm going to start here. If there is another project or product out there that would be good to harness, please feel free to point me there - I just don't know where to begin.

    I need to create an interactive map that allows visitors to find their location on a map and find the correct contact for their area.

    The regions on the map don't necessarily match the states - some states have multiple reps, and other reps cover multiple states.

    I was thinking about just doing a look up based on zip code, and keeping a table that maps each zip code to a representative. I don't know how to take that same concept to a map.

    Any direction would be appreciated.
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    Google Maps API is the best place I can think of for mapping projects
    "For if leisure and security were enjoyed by all alike, the great mass of human beings who are normally stupefied by poverty would become literate and would learn to think for themselves; and when once they had done this, they would sooner or later realise that the privileged minority had no function and they would sweep it away"
    - George Orwell, 1984

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