Posts filed under “Digital Media”

Karl Rove EC Forecast: 338 Obama, 200 McCain

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Source:
Election 2008: State of the Race
Rove.Com, Novermber 3, 2008

http://rove.com/uploads/0000/0051/McCain-Obama_11_3_08_FINAL.pdf

Category: Digital Media, Politics

The Electoral Map: Key States

Yesterday, we showed the electoral map cartograph by votes, rather than geography.  Today, we stumbled across a similar map via the NYT: Electoral Votes Geography Graphics via NYT

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Politics

Relative Influence of Individual Voters by States

This map shows each state re-sized in proportion to the relative influence of the individual voters who live there. The numbers indicate the total delegates to the Electoral College from each state, and how many eligible voters a single delegate from each state represents. > Source: How Much Is Your Vote Worth? SARAH K. COWAN,…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Politics

Graphs, Electoral College

Nice depiction by chart: via Electoral-Vote.com

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Politics, Technical Analysis, Web/Tech

Google Searches: McCain vs Obama

Another interesting metric: Google searches. Scale is based on the average traffic of obama from United States in the last 30 days

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Politics, Web/Tech

Bush Approval Ratings

Nice interactive chart via WSJ on Direction of country, Iraq and the Economy: > Source: Bush Highs & Lows WSJ http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/info-flash08.html?project=APPROVAL

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Economy, Politics, War/Defense

WSJ: Comparing Health Care Plans

Excellent interactive analysis via the WSJ: Health-Care Fixes: Plan vs. Plan > Source: Health-Care Fixes: Plan vs. Plan HEALTHY CONSUMER WSJ, OCTOBER 23, 2008 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122470511751259445.html

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Markets, Politics

Hot Congressional Contests

via the WSJ, comes this interactive chart of tight Senate and House races: Source: Chamber of Commerce Irks Democrats with Big Push for GOP BRODY MULLINS and SUSAN DAVIS WSJ, OCTOBER 24, 2008 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122480659803164965.html#articleTabs%3Dinteractive

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Politics

The Candidates’ Campaign Travels

Via the WSJ, we can see exactly how many times each candidate visited every state: Source: The Campaigns’ Travels WSJ, NOVEMBER 1, 2008 http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/st_cand_visits_20081028.html

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Politics, Travel

Electoral-Vote Cartograph

Here is an interesting way to look at the electoral map: The Cartograph version changes the states so their size is relative to population: via electoral-vote.com By way of compariosn, here is the classic map. The states on this map are not vote-proportioned, they are geographically-based. via electoral-vote.com

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Politics