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« on: July 03, 2011, 06:43:40 pm »
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NOTE:  ALL OF OUR NATIONAL ELECTION MAPS ARE NOW ON PAGES 45 AND 66


And yes, all of our national maps were drawn by hand on Microsoft paint.

I'll start out with a few interesting maps from 1968.  Smiley


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Data from the Almanacs of American Politics and The Atlas, except for the Texas CD map which came from http://www.tlc.state.tx.us/redist/pdf/congress_historical/c_1968_1970.pdf.
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« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2011, 07:31:17 pm »
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This looks great. Do you need any help with data collection in the Northeast?
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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2011, 07:38:45 pm »
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This looks great. Do you need any help with data collection in the Northeast?

I think I'll be good for now, but thanks anyways.  Smiley 
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« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2011, 08:04:26 pm »
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In 1968, where was Barbara Jordan's district split between? I'm guessing it was in the 8th and 22nd.
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« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2011, 08:24:57 pm »
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In 1968, where was Barbara Jordan's district split between? I'm guessing it was in the 8th and 22nd.

Yes, that sounds about right. Maybe a little bit from the old 7th district as well.


Edit:  For those who don't know who Barbara Jordan is, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Jordan.
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« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2011, 08:36:15 pm »
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New York, 1976




Sorry the NYC districts are so small.  lol
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« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2011, 09:37:46 pm »
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The Midwest, 1976 Presidential Election 

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« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2011, 11:27:46 am »
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Few comments

. Its interesting how Ford got 60% of the vote in Indiana 2, yet Floyd Fithian managed to hold on to the district for the rest of the decade until 1982 when Indiana went down one seat and they combined his seat with Elwood Hillis. He then ran for the senate and gave Dick Lugar his toughest race of his career.

. Also, its interesting how Ford lost the Indianapolis district. Mondale won the district in 1984. Of course, I think the black community was split up between the 11th and 6th districts.

. As for Arizona, how did Ford win Morris Udall's district. Dukakis won it 55-43.

Lastly, what was Ford's best district?
I remember hearing he won Texas 3 something like 72-28. He probably won Texas 7 by a lot too.


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« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2011, 05:04:39 pm »
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Few comments

. Its interesting how Ford got 60% of the vote in Indiana 2, yet Floyd Fithian managed to hold on to the district for the rest of the decade until 1982 when Indiana went down one seat and they combined his seat with Elwood Hillis. He then ran for the senate and gave Dick Lugar his toughest race of his career.

. Also, its interesting how Ford lost the Indianapolis district. Mondale won the district in 1984. Of course, I think the black community was split up between the 11th and 6th districts.

. As for Arizona, how did Ford win Morris Udall's district. Dukakis won it 55-43.

Lastly, what was Ford's best district?
I remember hearing he won Texas 3 something like 72-28. He probably won Texas 7 by a lot too.




Back in the 70's, Mark Udall's district didn't contain the Democrati parts of Phoenix, which really delivered for Dukakis in 1988. Wink

Ford's best district was TX-7, which gave Ford 73% of the vote to Carter's 26%.
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« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2011, 12:56:56 am »
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I thought that Wallace might have won the Texarkana district or the northern panhandle.
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« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2011, 04:12:27 am »
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Ford won HI-1?  Hmm.

Great job, btw.
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« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2011, 04:45:33 am »
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« Reply #12 on: July 06, 2011, 11:43:58 am »
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Mind doing 1968 Pennsylvania?
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« Reply #13 on: July 06, 2011, 03:05:49 pm »
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Few comments

. Its interesting how Ford got 60% of the vote in Indiana 2, yet Floyd Fithian managed to hold on to the district for the rest of the decade until 1982 when Indiana went down one seat and they combined his seat with Elwood Hillis. He then ran for the senate and gave Dick Lugar his toughest race of his career.

. Also, its interesting how Ford lost the Indianapolis district. Mondale won the district in 1984. Of course, I think the black community was split up between the 11th and 6th districts.

. As for Arizona, how did Ford win Morris Udall's district. Dukakis won it 55-43.

Lastly, what was Ford's best district?
I remember hearing he won Texas 3 something like 72-28. He probably won Texas 7 by a lot too.




Back in the 70's, Mark Udall's district didn't contain the Democrati parts of Phoenix, which really delivered for Dukakis in 1988. Wink

Ford's best district was TX-7, which gave Ford 73% of the vote to Carter's 26%.

what district was the dem areas of Phoenix in back then?
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« Reply #14 on: July 06, 2011, 11:12:08 pm »
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Mind doing 1968 Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania, 1968





Sorry I couldn't show the exact boundaries for Philly and Pittsburg, the book didn't have them.  Sad
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« Reply #15 on: July 06, 2011, 11:14:15 pm »
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Few comments

. Its interesting how Ford got 60% of the vote in Indiana 2, yet Floyd Fithian managed to hold on to the district for the rest of the decade until 1982 when Indiana went down one seat and they combined his seat with Elwood Hillis. He then ran for the senate and gave Dick Lugar his toughest race of his career.

. Also, its interesting how Ford lost the Indianapolis district. Mondale won the district in 1984. Of course, I think the black community was split up between the 11th and 6th districts.

. As for Arizona, how did Ford win Morris Udall's district. Dukakis won it 55-43.

Lastly, what was Ford's best district?
I remember hearing he won Texas 3 something like 72-28. He probably won Texas 7 by a lot too.




Back in the 70's, Mark Udall's district didn't contain the Democrati parts of Phoenix, which really delivered for Dukakis in 1988. Wink

Ford's best district was TX-7, which gave Ford 73% of the vote to Carter's 26%.

what district was the dem areas of Phoenix in back then?

They were in the 1st district at the time.
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« Reply #16 on: July 06, 2011, 11:20:34 pm »
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Could you do Georgia 1968? Smiley
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Could you do Georgia 1968? Smiley

Here you go  Smiley




Georgia, 1968

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Could you do Georgia 1968? Smiley

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Georgia, 1968



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Could you do Georgia 1968? Smiley

Here you go  Smiley




Georgia, 1968



The horror! Shocked

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« Reply #20 on: July 07, 2011, 05:31:01 pm »
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Florida, 1968

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« Reply #21 on: July 07, 2011, 10:38:22 pm »
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Wow Wallace did pretty good in Florida 1. I went on vacation to that area before and its a really scenic area. Its too bad that the area is basically an extension of the deep south.
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« Reply #22 on: July 08, 2011, 01:26:45 pm »
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Switching up now



Michigan, 1996





The boundaries for this map are from the atlas, while the voting data is from the 1998 Almanac of American Politics.
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« Reply #23 on: July 08, 2011, 01:45:47 pm »
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Ohio, 1996

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« Reply #24 on: July 08, 2011, 10:22:05 pm »
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Two maps from Texas




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