Posts filed under “Digital Media”

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, STEPHEN DOYLE and DREW HEFFRON
NYT, November 1, 2008

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/02/opinion/02cowan.html

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

How Will the Independents Vote?

From the Sunday NYT Week-in-Review section: via the NYT

Category: Digital Media, Politics

Real Time Electoral Tracker

Nice widget via Electoral-vote.com. This is not a static image, the electoral college votes are updated in real time according to their state by state polling.

Category: Digital Media, Politics, Web/Tech, Weblogs