[LINK] maps of the election results

Jon Seymour jon.seymour at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 17:00:38 AEDT 2008

The "County Leaders" is view is positively distressing because of all
the red, even in "blue states". Yes, I know there is a bias towards
the rural in the County Leaders view, but it is still annoying.

I found it the most soothing way to view the County Bubbles view is to
minimize the size of the bubbles when varying the election parameter.
This minimizes the amount of distressing, cancerous red and makes it
look like Enlightment values are still in vogue across vast swathes of
the continent.

Comparing 1992 with 2008 is rather sobering, but then I guess Sept 11
hadn't happened in 1992.


On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Jan Whitaker <jwhit at melbpc.org.au> wrote:
> The first one is really cool! check out the voting shift button.
>>NY Times has "County Bubbles" that show the relative population of each
>>county.  (The link to change the view is on the left.)
>>   http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/results/president/map.html
>>M. E. J Newman has cartographic maps -- both red/blue and purple -- that
>>deform the map according to population to show how the vote was really
>>   http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/election/2008/
>>CNN and MSNBC have fairly detailed exit polls.  You can view them as
>>nationwide results or state by state:
>>   http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/results/polls/#USP00p1
>>   http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25383854
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