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« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2011, 08:34:23 pm »
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You might want to take another look at Milwaukee county, WI.  Wink

Great job, though.

Fixed.
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« Reply #26 on: July 25, 2011, 09:33:37 pm »
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Kal, would you teach me how to make one of those maps? I could really use it for my timeline...
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« Reply #27 on: July 25, 2011, 09:34:40 pm »

Even knowing where Robertson County, Kentucky is, I'm hard-pressed to spot it on the map.  Maybe some other color than gray?
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« Reply #28 on: July 26, 2011, 06:49:07 am »
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Kal, would you teach me how to make one of those maps? I could really use it for my timeline...

Not hard. I use this blank version to fill: http://www.jared-lee.com/blog/images/Misc/blank_county_map.png

(I'm then filling it in paint, which is, sadly, time-consuming stuff)
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« Reply #29 on: July 26, 2011, 11:41:40 am »
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(Miles, thanks for pointing error on 2008 map out. I'll fix it soon)

Thanks; you've done a good job with these!
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« Reply #30 on: July 26, 2011, 01:10:52 pm »
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(Miles, thanks for pointing error on 2008 map out. I'll fix it soon)

Thanks; you've done a good job with these!

^^^ Cheesy
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« Reply #31 on: July 26, 2011, 07:27:34 pm »
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2010 gubernatorial races

Red: Democratic
Blue: Republican
Green: Constitution
Yellow: Independent
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« Reply #32 on: August 09, 2011, 02:05:41 pm »
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I'm back Tongue

2008 candidates best counties in each state.



Red: Best Obama county
Blue: Best McCain county
Orange: Best Obama county in a state he lost all counties (OK)
Light blue: Best McCain county in a state he lost all counties (CT, HI, MA, NH, RI, VT)
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« Reply #33 on: August 10, 2011, 01:50:44 am »
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2006 Senate elections on nationwide map



Democratic
Republican
Independent
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« Reply #34 on: August 10, 2011, 10:15:06 am »
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2000 Senate elections on nationwide map

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« Reply #35 on: August 11, 2011, 11:57:41 pm »
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Counties where Obama broke 80%
Counties where McCain broke 80%
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« Reply #36 on: August 13, 2011, 03:47:46 pm »
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2008 Democratic primaries by county



Red: Obama
Blue: Clinton
Green: Edwards
Yellow: Uncommitted
Gray: Tie
Light gray: No votes
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« Reply #37 on: August 13, 2011, 04:39:36 pm »
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2008 Republican primaries by county



Blue: McCain
Red: Romney
Green: Huckabee
Yellow: Paul
Dark Red: Thompson
Orange: Hunter
Gray: Uncommitted or tie
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« Reply #38 on: August 13, 2011, 05:49:22 pm »
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2004 Democratic primaries by county



Red: Kerry
Blue: Edwards
Yellow: Dean
Light grey: Clark
Green: Kucinich
Dark red: Sharpton
Dark grey: Tie
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« Reply #39 on: August 15, 2011, 07:32:34 pm »
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1994 gubernatorial elections by county



Red: Democratic
Blue: Republican
Yellow: Independent (King in Maine and Watkins in Oklahoma)
Orange: A Connecticut Party

No districts data for Alaska as usually Sad
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« Reply #40 on: August 15, 2011, 07:58:55 pm »
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1990 gubernatorial elections by county



Red: Democratic
Blue: Republican
Orange: A Connecticut Party
Light gray: Conservative (NY)
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« Reply #41 on: August 16, 2011, 05:44:05 pm »
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2002 gubernatorial elections by counties



Red: Democratic
Blue: Republican
Yellow: Libertarian
Orange: Independence (Minnesota)
Light gray: Independence (New York)
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« Reply #42 on: August 16, 2011, 07:40:45 pm »
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2006 gubernatorial elections:



Red: Democratic
Blue: Republican
Yellow: Independent
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« Reply #43 on: August 21, 2011, 02:59:22 pm »
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Comparison of Thurmond (1948) and Wallace (1968) performances:



Red: County carried by both Thurmond and Wallace
Orange: County carried by Thurmond, but lost by Wallace
Green: County carried by Wallace, but lost/or not contested by Thurmond

A lot of things changes in twenty years in between, like, perhaps most notably, voting rights. Also, Wallace was in ballot in significantly more states than Thurmond and in all states Thurmond carried he was an official Democratic nominee (while Wallace was an official Democratic nominee in Alabama only).
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« Reply #44 on: August 22, 2011, 10:34:41 pm »
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Nice work on that Wallace/Thurmond map - always interesting to compare 3rd party candidates. I knew South Carolina had less support for Wallace than a lot of Southern states, but not that he actually carried so few counties. Thurmond had a lot to do with that too I guess by his party switch and support of Nixon.
I'm not sure I realized either that Wallace took my hometown of Chesapeake VA
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« Reply #45 on: August 23, 2011, 11:57:43 am »
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Map denoting counties where neither Obama nor McCain broke 50% while carrying it
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« Reply #46 on: August 23, 2011, 04:03:04 pm »
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Here's the same idea for 2000 election.



Now, it helps to see how close 2000 was, nationwide and in a number of states.
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« Reply #47 on: August 23, 2011, 06:25:22 pm »
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And, finally, the same for 2004:

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« Reply #48 on: August 23, 2011, 11:39:48 pm »
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Excellent work!  Smiley  Please continue.
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« Reply #49 on: August 24, 2011, 05:39:54 am »
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Surprising to see that 2004 polarization was even bigger than 2008 one, in this last series of maps.
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