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« on: February 19, 2011, 12:19:19 pm »
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Thanks to realisticidealist, I have recently collected a treasure trove of MA data and decided to map some elections out.

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« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2011, 12:23:50 pm »
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What's the place in NW that voted for Goldwater and Mondale?
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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2011, 12:29:48 pm »
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What's the place in NW that voted for Goldwater and Mondale?

Heath, MA.
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« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2011, 12:30:11 pm »
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Very interesting, please continue. Smiley

For shades, I simply copy/paste those of the official Atlas map key. Wink
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« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2011, 12:34:34 pm »
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Very interesting, please continue. Smiley

For shades, I simply copy/paste those of the official Atlas map key. Wink

Much appreciated!

But my main problem is.. I'm illiterate with MS Paint. Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2011, 12:37:50 pm »
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Very interesting, please continue. Smiley

For shades, I simply copy/paste those of the official Atlas map key. Wink

Much appreciated!

But my main problem is.. I'm illiterate with MS Paint. Tongue

Well, it's a bit hard to explain it... First you have to copy the pic, then paste it on your paint file. Finally, you have to use a tool that allows you to select a color on your pic and use this color. Sorry, but I don't know how to say it better. Tongue
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« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2011, 12:39:52 pm »
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Very interesting, please continue. Smiley

For shades, I simply copy/paste those of the official Atlas map key. Wink

Much appreciated!

But my main problem is.. I'm illiterate with MS Paint. Tongue

Well, it's a bit hard to explain it... First you have to copy the pic, then paste it on your paint file. Finally, you have to use a tool that allows you to select a color on your pic and use this color. Sorry, but I don't know how to say it better. Tongue

Hmmm.. I will definetly check that out. Thanks man.
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« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2011, 01:08:05 pm »
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Here are the full Atlas shades:



I also would suggest Paint.NET over MS Paint.
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« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2011, 01:18:19 pm »
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Very interesting, please continue. Smiley

For shades, I simply copy/paste those of the official Atlas map key. Wink

Much appreciated!

But my main problem is.. I'm illiterate with MS Paint. Tongue

Well, it's a bit hard to explain it... First you have to copy the pic, then paste it on your paint file. Finally, you have to use a tool that allows you to select a color on your pic and use this color. Sorry, but I don't know how to say it better. Tongue

Hmmm.. I will definetly check that out. Thanks man.

The tool looks like an eye-dropper.

If you're shading the maps, it's probably a good idea to copy (or enter) the values into an excel spreadsheet and then use formulas to calculate the percentages. Otherwise, you're stuck punching numbers into a calculator all day.

This thread looks promising, keep the maps coming! Let me know if I can help with anything, since, as you know, I'm deep into this stuff as well. Smiley

By the way, there's no need to bother with 1992 and following elections: I've taken care of them. (1992 is the top left map in my signature, 2000 is bottom right)
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« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2011, 11:11:22 pm »
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Wow, Reagan won Edgartown. I'd say impressive, but considering the landslide...
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« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2011, 11:58:07 pm »
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Wow, Reagan won Edgartown. I'd say impressive, but considering the landslide...

Eh, Edgartown is the most conservative in Dukes County, so Charlie Baker came about 8% short in 2010. It should be in play for a competitive Republican statewide. Now, Reagan winning Chilmark would be impressive.
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« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2011, 12:19:23 am »
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Excellent work! Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: February 20, 2011, 12:40:28 am »
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Excellent work! Smiley

Thanks!

Also, thanks for the advice (and attention to this thread) to HC, A-bob, Wormy, etc.
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« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2011, 06:39:22 pm »
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Note: I will (eventually) be re-doing all of these previous maps with shades.
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« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2011, 09:21:54 pm »
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I wonder in what year Western Mass, the Amherst periphery, the Route 128 corridor and Cape Cod/Islands each started voting hard Democratic. 1964? 1968? 1976?
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« Reply #15 on: February 24, 2011, 10:54:24 pm »
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Stevenson failed in Springfield.  lol
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« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2011, 10:26:47 pm »
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Coming up next: 1924

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I'd love to see if Anderson won any towns in 1980, though I suspect he didn't. Good work so far.
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« Reply #19 on: March 01, 2011, 10:48:35 pm »
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I'd love to see if Anderson won any towns in 1980, though I suspect he didn't. Good work so far.

I'll be doing 1980 after I finish 1924, in that case. Be on the look! Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: March 02, 2011, 11:16:41 am »
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I'd love to see if Anderson won any towns in 1980, though I suspect he didn't. Good work so far.

He didn't. The only town he broke 30% in was Gosnold, where he got 30.26%. His second highest was Lincoln at 28.09%. By my count, there were only four towns where both Carter and Reagan were kept in the 30%s. The Atlas has the town map for members.

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Another great map.   Cheesy   By the way, how close was Cambridge? 
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Another great map.   Cheesy   By the way, how close was Cambridge? 

Stevenson: 49.63%
Eisenhower: 48.25%

In a raw vote total, a 702 vote difference.
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