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How do the counties in your state compare to the counties in other states in terms of the Transparency Checklist?

This page gathers the results of county website evaluations from all 50 states after all 3,140 counties in the country were evaluated by Sunshine Review contributors.

See also: County websites, state-by-state comparison for a statistical comparison from state-to-state of each item on the Transparency Checklist.

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In the chart below:

600px-Yes check.png means that information is included on the government website
600px-Red x.png means that the information was not provided on the government website
P
Partial.png
means that information was partially provided

Check the Sunshine Review page about each county for more detailed information about what information is available on the county website, along with recommendations users made for positive changes.

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Alabama

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
3 8 20 15 3 5 1 0 1 16
P
Partial.png
3 14 18 21 6 0 6 1 8 16
N
600px-Red x.png
33 17 1 3 30 34 32 38 30 7
No Website 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28

Alaska

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
5 8 10 10 11 1 1 1 5 6
P
Partial.png
5 6 6 5 1 3 5 0 3 3
N
600px-Red x.png
16 12 10 11 14 22 20 25 18 17
No website 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11

Arizona

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
13 15 14 13 12 8 2 0 7 14
P
Partial.png
0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
N
600px-Red x.png
2 0 0 1 2 7 13 15 8 0

Arkansas

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
1 6 20 11 2 0 0 0 2 6
P
Partial.png
0 4 3 9 1 0 0 0 1 4
N
600px-Red x.png
26 17 4 7 24 27 27 27 24 17
No Website 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48

California

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
50 58 50 21 48 44 33 2 23 44
P
Partial.png
2 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
N
600px-Red x.png
6 0 1 36 10 14 25 56 35 14

Colorado

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
34 30 44 30 37 14 2 0 20 15
P
Partial.png
3 17 6 16 9 6 6 0 5 17
N
600px-Red x.png
18 8 5 9 9 35 47 55 30 23
No Website 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

Connecticut

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
P
Partial.png
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
N
600px-Red x.png
8 8 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Delaware

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
{{{1}}}
3 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1
P
Partial.png
0 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 1 1
N
600px-Red x.png
0 0 0 0 1 2 3 3 2 1

Florida

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
47 60 56 46 51 33 23 1 3 55
P
Partial.png
0 3 7 10 9 4 7 0 36 1
N
600px-Red x.png
19 3 3 10 6 29 36 65 27 10
No Website 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Georgia

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
24 60 68 66 60 11 4 1 8 85
P
Partial.png
23 25 46 40 25 12 2 0 15 7
N
600px-Red x.png
68 30 1 9 30 92 109 114 92 23
No Website 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44

Hawaii

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
{{{1}}}
4 4 3 2 4 2 2 0 0 1
P
Partial.png
0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
N
600px-Red x.png
1 1 1 2 1 2 3 4 5 1

Idaho

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
5 21 25 26 19 4 0 0 7 6
P
Partial.png
1 10 9 7 9 0 0 0 1 20
N
600px-Red x.png
29 4 1 2 7 31 35 35 27 9
No Website 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

Illinois

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
20 34 45 42 29 15 1 0 11 23
P
Partial.png
1 16 13 14 7 2 3 0 4 11
N
600px-Red x.png
44 15 7 9 30 46 61 65 50 31
No Website 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37

Indiana

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
12 28 32 46 15 7 4 0 1 19
P
Partial.png
0 28 30 14 27 0 0 1 1 29
N
600px-Red x.png
53 9 3 5 23 58 61 64 63 17
No Website 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27

Iowa

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
31 64 44 60 34 10 0 0 0 36
P
Partial.png
0 10 35 19 22 1 0 0 0 39
N
600px-Red x.png
49 6 1 1 24 69 80 80 80 5
No Website 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19

Kansas

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
21 4 69 56 25 5 0 0 16 3
P
Partial.png
2 57 12 16 11 1 0 0 1 57
N
600px-Red x.png
62 24 4 13 49 79 85 85 68 25
No Website 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20

Kentucky

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
12 23 73 58 13 7 1 0 2 14
P
Partial.png
1 25 32 36 15 1 3 0 2 10
N
600px-Red x.png
92 57 0 11 77 97 101 105 101 81
No Website 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15

Louisiana

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
16 30 33 24 12 5 3 0 5 4
P
Partial.png
0 1 6 1 2 0 2 0 0 0
N
600px-Red x.png
48 33 25 39 50 59 59 64 59 60
No Website 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21

Maine

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
4 4 8 9 0 0 0 0 0 2
P
Partial.png
2 4 4 3 0 1 1 0 4 2
N
600px-Red x.png
6 4 0 0 12 11 11 12 8 8
No Website 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Maryland

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
21 21 20 22 19 7 3 0 6 7
P
Partial.png
1 3 4 2 4 9 11 0 1 14
N
600px-Red x.png
2 0 0 0 1 8 10 24 17 3

Massachusetts

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
0 3 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
P
Partial.png
1 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
N
600px-Red x.png
3 1 0 0 3 2 4 4 4 3

Michigan

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
29 57 70 56 34 27 1 0 9 26
P
Partial.png
3 14 8 20 15 3 2 1 13 28
N
600px-Red x.png
47 8 1 3 30 49 76 78 57 25
No Website 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Minnesota

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
23 64 73 47 34 11 9 1 4 32
P
Partial.png
7 14 7 16 11 4 1 2 2 8
N
600px-Red x.png
50 2 0 17 35 65 70 77 74 40
No Website 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Mississippi

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
1 5 21 26 4 0 0 0 0 6
P
Partial.png
1 8 10 1 8 2 3 0 4 14
N
600px-Red x.png
32 21 3 7 22 32 31 34 30 14
No Website 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48

Missouri

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
11 15 21 36 13 6 1 0 0 13
P
Partial.png
3 14 32 17 6 7 10 0 1 20
N
600px-Red x.png
40 25 1 1 35 41 43 54 53 21
No Website 61 61 61 61 61 61 61 61 61 61

Montana

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
8 19 21 28 15 1 0 0 0 2
P
Partial.png
3 7 15 9 3 1 0 0 1 10
N
600px-Red x.png
32 17 7 6 25 41 43 43 42 31
No Website 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13

Nebraska

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
2 44 81 63 10 2 2 1 0 18
P
Partial.png
10 22 2 6 20 0 1 4 0 45
N
600px-Red x.png
73 19 2 16 55 83 82 80 85 22
No Website 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Nevada

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
2 7 10 10 4 0 0 0 0 3
P
Partial.png
3 7 4 4 7 4 2 0 4 6
N
600px-Red x.png
11 2 2 2 5 12 14 16 12 7
No Website 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

New Hampshire

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
7 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
P
Partial.png
0 4 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
N
600px-Red x.png
0 1 1 1 7 6 7 7 7 7
No Website 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

New Jersey

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
17 18 16 20 0 3 0 0 16 10
P
Partial.png
1 3 5 1 3 3 16 0 0 4
N
600px-Red x.png
3 0 0 0 18 15 5 21 5 7
No Website 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

New Mexico

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
0 9 6 14 3 0 0 0 0 1
P
Partial.png
5 13 18 10 11 3 9 1 3 17
N
600px-Red x.png
23 6 4 4 14 25 19 27 25 10
No Website 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

New York

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
49 54 58 61 11 23 4 0 26 36
P
Partial.png
2 6 3 0 22 3 30 7 6 21
N
600px-Red x.png
11 2 1 1 29 36 28 55 30 5
No Website 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

North Carolina

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
63 85 83 81 53 62 0 0 1 47
P
Partial.png
8 10 15 12 29 1 21 0 1 41
N
600px-Red x.png
28 4 1 6 17 36 78 99 97 11
No Website 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

North Dakota

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
5 15 21 22 10 1 0 0 0 8
P
Partial.png
0 11 12 9 2 0 1 0 0 15
N
600px-Red x.png
28 7 0 2 21 32 32 33 33 10
No Website 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20

Ohio

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
6 28 40 31 33 40 5 0 19 62
P
Partial.png
6 28 39 42 10 10 9 2 12 9
N
600px-Red x.png
68 24 1 7 37 30 66 78 49 9
No Website 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Oklahoma

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
2 9 15 12 1 0 0 0 4 11
P
Partial.png
1 8 8 8 4 0 0 0 2 4
N
600px-Red x.png
26 12 6 9 24 29 29 29 23 14
No Website 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48

Oregon

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
18 9 28 27 21 12 0 0 4 1
P
Partial.png
0 16 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 23
N
600px-Red x.png
15 8 2 4 10 21 32 33 29 9
No Website 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Pennsylvania

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
33 34 38 43 9 22 4 2 46 19
P
Partial.png
3 22 27 15 29 3 10 5 4 22
N
600px-Red x.png
31 11 2 9 29 42 53 60 17 26

Rhode Island

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
No Website 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

South Carolina

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
17 32 38 33 18 22 1 1 6 13
P
Partial.png
2 7 3 6 17 1 19 0 2 25
N
600px-Red x.png
23 3 1 3 7 19 22 41 34 4
No Website 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

South Dakota

County Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
3 12 17 19 10 1 0 0 6 4
P
Partial.png
1 7 4 4 2 0 1 0 2 2
N
600px-Red x.png
19 4 2 0 11 22 22 23 15 17

Tennessee

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
21 23 51 56 12 16 0 0 0 16
P
Partial.png
2 19 7 3 16 1 9 1 2 14
N
600px-Red x.png
37 18 2 1 32 43 51 59 58 30
No Website 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35

Texas

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
123 45 177 56 6 55 25 4 17 86
P
Partial.png
0 110 47 27 13 2 9 140 5 37
N
600px-Red x.png
104 72 3 144 208 170 193 83 205 104
No Website 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27

Utah

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
8 24 25 26 17 5 1 1 2 14
P
Partial.png
3 0 3 2 4 1 1 0 0 2
N
600px-Red x.png
18 5 1 1 8 23 27 28 27 13

Vermont

Currently there are no websites for the 14 counties in Vermont.

Virginia

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
35 42 74 74 77 38 13 19 6 66
P
Partial.png
32 42 14 17 5 10 26 0 12 9
N
600px-Red x.png
25 8 4 1 10 44 53 73 74 17
No Website 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Independent cities

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
27 26 34 35 28 35 1 0 6 30
P
Partial.png
3 12 5 1 7 0 17 0 6 7
N
600px-Red x.png
9 1 0 3 4 4 21 39 27 2

Washington

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
25 31 27 35 31 16 0 0 23 27
P
Partial.png
0 7 12 4 5 2 10 0 6 9
N
600px-Red x.png
14 1 0 0 3 21 29 39 10 3

West Virginia

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
2 4 13 16 6 2 0 0 0 4
P
Partial.png
1 15 14 10 4 3 1 0 2 15
N
600px-Red x.png
25 9 1 2 18 23 27 28 26 9
No Website 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27

Wisconsin

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
43 55 65 64 49 19 3 0 5 9
P
Partial.png
3 7 4 4 12 4 0 0 19 47
N
600px-Red x.png
24 8 1 2 9 47 67 70 46 14
No Website 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Wyoming

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
5 9 18 14 12 2 0 0 5 7
P
Partial.png
1 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
N
600px-Red x.png
12 1 0 4 5 16 18 18 13 4
No Website 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5