Posts filed under “Digital Media”

Repudiation ?


I am a political independent, and when I see a graph like this, I have to wonder: Was this a shift away from the GOP, or towards the Dems, or simply a repudiation of W. ?

I don’t pretend to know — but the map sure implies a major change. Was it a one off, or a major, Reagan-like realignment.


Zell Miller was right — sort of
Paul Krugman
NYT, November 5, 2008, 6:45 pm

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Politics

2008 Election Results from Google

Google has a slew of new election related maps; here’s a basic one: US President

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

Front Page News

Some of the front pages of major newspapers WSJ NYT

Category: Digital Media, Financial Press, Politics

Realtime Election Tracking

Intrade is running a Realtime Election Tracking of EVs, based on state bty state betting.

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Politics

Karl Rove EC Forecast: 338 Obama, 200 McCain

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

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

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

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