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Poll: The world's first open source city

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Which city is primed to be the open source capital of the world?

560 votes tallied
Montreal, QC - Canada
70 votes
Raleigh, NC - USA
299 votes
Portland, OR - USA
191 votes

I posted an article earlier this week claiming Raleigh, NC is primed to be an open source hub. In the comments, Evan Prodromou shared a similar and coincidentally timed blog post: Montreal the Open Source startup hub.

The race was on. Then Portland, OR joined the open source city conversation via Twitter.

Tell us what you think and add any comments on why your city should be considered in a future poll.

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Jason Hibbets
Jason Hibbets - Jason Hibbets is a Principal Program Manager at Red Hat with the Digital Communities team. He works with the Enable Architect, Enable Sysadmin, Enterprisers Project, and Opensource.com community publications. He is the author of The foundation for an open source city and has been with Red Hat since 2003. Follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets for a fun and shareable feed of his open source (and...