Alan Palazzolo | Star Tribune
Interactive Data Journalist | Metro

Alan Palazzolo is a newsroom developer at the Star Tribune creating interactive, visual content as well as tools used throughout the newsroom. He previously worked in similar positions at WNYC and MinnPost and was an inaugural Code for America fellow.

Palazzolo is a newsroom developer at the Star Tribune creating interactive, visual content as well as tools used throughout the newsroom. He previously worked in similar positions at WNYC and MinnPost and was an inaugural Code for America fellow. Before coming to journalism, Alan created technology for nonprofit organizations.


Ranking the hottest housing markets in the Twin Cities

Find out how your community fared in our searchable Hot Housing Index for 2018.


How high school hockey in Minnesota has changed since Jack Jablonski's injury

A Star Tribune review of high school penalty data from more than 18,000 games played throughout Minnesota over nine seasons reveals a significant drop in calls for checking from behind and boarding infractions.


2018 Minnesota midterm election results

Results for key state races, the legislature, Congress' balance of power and local Minnesota municipal contests.


2018 Minnesota Midterm Election Results: Local


2018 Minnesota Midterm Election Results: Legislature


2018 Minnesota Midterm Election Results: State


Minnesota Election Guide: Where major candidates stand

With the governor's office, both U.S. senators and all eight U.S. House seats on the ballot in November, Minnesota is shaping up to be Ground Zero in this year's high-stakes midterm elections.


Walz carries cash advantage into race's final days

DFL gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz enters the final days of the election season with a nearly two-to-one cash advantage over Republican Jeff Johnson, according to pre-election campaign finance reports filed in late October.


Contested congressional races bring national focus, millions in spending

No state is home to more toss-up congressional races than Minnesota. The Third District has already surpassed the $6M mark for fundraising, and the suddenly-open Fifth is heating up.


Beating the Odds: Which Minnesota schools are scoring better than expected?

A Star Tribune analysis of standardized math and reading test scores can determine whether schools are doing better than their demographics would suggest. Look up whether your school made the cut.