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« on: October 02, 2011, 08:33:04 pm »
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On the 1956 map, it shows Eisenhower as having more than 60% of the vote in Colorado.



However, Eisenhower only got 59.49% of the vote there.
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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2011, 09:26:01 pm »
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That's... That's... Unbelievable! I can't believe such a well reputationed forum as this would have been party to such a grievous error! I'd been considering leaving the forum but decided not to. This, however, is the last straw! Angry
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« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2011, 09:57:22 pm »
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That's... That's... Unbelievable! I can't believe such a well reputationed forum as this would have been party to such a grievous error! I'd been considering leaving the forum but decided not to. This, however, is the last straw! Angry

Don't be a douche. It's important to have accurate figures and maps for an election atlas.
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« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2011, 10:03:40 pm »
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It's not something I'm particularly peeved about, just something I'd like to bring to Dave's attention. I have no reason to believe it was anything other than a sincere mistake.
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« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2011, 08:49:03 am »
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It's not something I'm particularly peeved about, just something I'd like to bring to Dave's attention. I have no reason to believe it was anything other than a sincere mistake.

Oh, it's just "coincidence" is it? May I suggest you study the county map for the Texas senatorial election of 1964 and think again. T H E T R U T H

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« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2011, 09:59:26 pm »

On the 1956 map, it shows Eisenhower as having more than 60% of the vote in Colorado.



However, Eisenhower only got 59.49% of the vote there.

Thanks for pointing out this error.  The maps have been corrected and will now show properly (even in this thread) with a reload.

Please let me know if you find any others.
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« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2011, 10:01:07 pm »
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Nice catch, Dallas.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2011, 04:39:19 pm »
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     North Dakota in 1900 is also erroneous. It is colored R>60%, though McKinley received 55.25% there.
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« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2011, 08:58:30 pm »
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Indiana in 1832 should be 60% shade.
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« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2011, 11:53:34 pm »
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Bump.

Scott County, Indiana, in the 2008 election is painted as >50% McCain despite only being 49.75% McCain.
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« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2012, 11:56:49 am »
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Bump again.

Grant County, North Dakota, is listed as 64% McCain, but is painted as >40% McCain.
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« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2012, 12:46:29 pm »
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And by the way, IL and DE are marked as >50% in the 2008 EV map, whereas Obama broke 60% there.



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« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2012, 06:54:19 pm »
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Oh, and it looks to me like SC is shaded as >50% Gingrich rather than >40% Gingrich.
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« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2012, 09:59:58 pm »

Bump again.

Grant County, North Dakota, is listed as 64% McCain, but is painted as >40% McCain.
I reran the map-creation scripts for 2008 - so these are all representative of the current database.
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« Reply #14 on: January 22, 2012, 10:00:31 pm »

Oh, and it looks to me like SC is shaded as >50% Gingrich rather than >40% Gingrich.
This is fixed.
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« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2012, 10:03:08 pm »

And by the way, IL and DE are marked as >50% in the 2008 EV map, whereas Obama broke 60% there.

Thanks again - also corrected.
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« Reply #16 on: July 15, 2012, 08:49:41 pm »
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Humpty Bumpty.

For the 2004 map, Washington is shaded at >50% despite only being 48.41% Kerry. Additionally, Idaho is shaded >50% Kerry despite being >80% Kerry.
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« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2012, 10:54:28 pm »
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Humpty Bumpty.

For the 2004 map, Washington is shaded at >50% despite only being 48.41% Kerry. Additionally, Idaho is shaded >50% Kerry despite being >80% Kerry.

Idaho is shaded 50% Kerry as that's what the results of the caucus were. As for Washington...I think it's a mistake.
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