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« Reply #25 on: March 29, 2009, 04:22:00 am »
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NY-24 has a Democratic representative.

But McCain didn't win the district.  Hence the light blue color.

Ah. I see what you mean. Sorry for the confusion.

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Interesting map : more democrats in the south and west, more republicans in the northern midwest and northeast. However, southern congressional democrats should be more conservatives than their party and northern republicans more progressives.
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« Reply #26 on: March 29, 2009, 10:38:24 am »
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But McCain didn't win the district.  Hence the light blue color.

Ah. I see what you mean. Sorry for the confusion.

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Wait a second, why is Alaska light blue?
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« Reply #27 on: March 29, 2009, 11:10:53 am »
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Damn. I forgot HI and AK.
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« Reply #28 on: March 29, 2009, 09:58:22 pm »
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These are awesome, thanks! Any chance we could get a map of how CD's swung from '04 to '08? Smiley

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« Reply #29 on: March 30, 2009, 08:03:56 pm »
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Royer: I'm not 100% sure on what you mean by "notional" in this context, but to confirm, the numbers on the chart for the 2000 election reflect the district boundaries that came into being after states created new maps after the 2000 census. This can be confirmed by the fact that brand new districts like NC-13 are shown with numbers. (If we were using pre-2002 district lines, NC-13 would be empty because it simply didn't exist.)

The same is also true for GA and TX, the two states which did mid-decade redistricting.

Nym: I emailed Dave a link to this data. He is more than welcome to use it on the site!
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« Reply #30 on: March 31, 2009, 07:33:02 am »
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Royer: I'm not 100% sure on what you mean by "notional" in this context, but to confirm, the numbers on the chart for the 2000 election reflect the district boundaries that came into being after states created new maps after the 2000 census. This can be confirmed by the fact that brand new districts like NC-13 are shown with numbers. (If we were using pre-2002 district lines, NC-13 would be empty because it simply didn't exist.)

The same is also true for GA and TX, the two states which did mid-decade redistricting.

So are they the 2000 GA and TX results those for the current districts, or for the post-2002 districts? That was his question - your wording wasn't clear. Though the TX results make it obvious that it's the former, really. (By notional, he means that the districts didn't actually exist at the time of the election. The term is somewhat out of place here as these districts aren't used for presidential elections anyways.)
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« Reply #31 on: April 02, 2009, 05:54:47 pm »
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Yes re GA & TX - sorry for the confusion. The numbers reflect the current maps.
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« Reply #32 on: September 05, 2009, 12:59:14 pm »
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Bump.

We need Dave to put it on the Atlas !!!
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« Reply #33 on: August 03, 2010, 12:14:35 pm »
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Bump. So when is Dave going to add it to the Atlas database ?
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« Reply #34 on: August 05, 2010, 11:16:01 am »
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Ok, so nobody cares...
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« Reply #35 on: August 15, 2010, 12:03:26 pm »
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Anyways, this maps shows States fro which 2008 CD maps are available (yellow States have only one seat).



So, once we get NJ, MD, GA, FL, TN, TX, OH, IL, MO, OK, CO and OR maps, we'll also finally have the nationwide one.
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« Reply #36 on: August 16, 2010, 12:09:11 pm »
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Considering that the final 2004 national CD map was never finished on this site, I wouldn't hold your breath waiting for 2008.
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« Reply #37 on: August 16, 2010, 01:28:59 pm »
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Considering that the final 2004 national CD map was never finished on this site, I wouldn't hold your breath waiting for 2008.

Sure that, since I'm the only one who seems to care, I doubt Leip will have the impression the forum absolutely wants a complete CD map.
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« Reply #38 on: August 16, 2010, 01:40:09 pm »
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Considering that the final 2004 national CD map was never finished on this site, I wouldn't hold your breath waiting for 2008.

Sure that, since I'm the only one who seems to care, I doubt Leip will have the impression the forum absolutely wants a complete CD map.

I'd like one, but I have 2004 and 2008 national maps in my files anyway.
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« Reply #39 on: August 16, 2010, 06:33:14 pm »
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Considering that the final 2004 national CD map was never finished on this site, I wouldn't hold your breath waiting for 2008.

Sure that, since I'm the only one who seems to care, I doubt Leip will have the impression the forum absolutely wants a complete CD map.

I'd like one, but I have 2004 and 2008 national maps in my files anyway.

Actually, precise data insterests me mor than the map (indeed yes, we already have yours on this thread and I can't stop watching them), since I'd like to know I which districts Obama did better than nation (or state) wide and in which he did worse, in order to precisely measure gerrymandering.
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« Reply #40 on: August 17, 2010, 08:33:00 am »
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Considering that the final 2004 national CD map was never finished on this site, I wouldn't hold your breath waiting for 2008.

Sure that, since I'm the only one who seems to care, I doubt Leip will have the impression the forum absolutely wants a complete CD map.

I'd like one, but I have 2004 and 2008 national maps in my files anyway.

Actually, precise data insterests me mor than the map (indeed yes, we already have yours on this thread and I can't stop watching them), since I'd like to know I which districts Obama did better than nation (or state) wide and in which he did worse, in order to precisely measure gerrymandering.

SSP should still have all the actual numbers up on their websites. If not, I could find them somewhere.
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« Reply #41 on: August 24, 2010, 12:31:43 pm »

Anyways, this maps shows States fro which 2008 CD maps are available (yellow States have only one seat).



So, once we get NJ, MD, GA, FL, TN, TX, OH, IL, MO, OK, CO and OR maps, we'll also finally have the nationwide one.

FYI, I am working on this some more - I've completed OR & TN, close in FL, IL,  NJ, and OH.  GA is tabulated, but is kind of ridiculous - over 1million votes not allocated.  Haven't started CO, TX, OK.
(Note I've tabulated these completely independent of SSP - I don't allocate the split votes).

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« Reply #42 on: August 24, 2010, 02:11:10 pm »
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Thanks a lot. Smiley I hope you'll manage to have this finished soon.
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« Reply #43 on: August 25, 2010, 08:22:05 am »
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Thanks a lot. Smiley I hope you'll manage to have this finished soon.

Agreed. For both 2008 and 2004. Smiley
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« Reply #44 on: August 25, 2010, 08:27:26 pm »
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Pretty ridiculous how "packed" Democrats are. Obama had 26 districts where he won at least 80% of the vote. McCain had 0.
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« Reply #45 on: August 26, 2010, 05:02:58 pm »
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Pretty ridiculous how "packed" Democrats are. Obama had 26 districts where he won at least 80% of the vote. McCain had 0.

"Gerrymandering doesn't favor republicans", eh Franzl ? Roll Eyes
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« Reply #46 on: March 17, 2012, 02:48:52 pm »
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« Reply #47 on: April 07, 2012, 12:31:54 pm »
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Pretty ridiculous how "packed" Democrats are. Obama had 26 districts where he won at least 80% of the vote. McCain had 0.

"Gerrymandering doesn't favor republicans", eh Franzl ? Roll Eyes
Some of these are some of the most "natural", reasonable districts in the US. Not all, of course.
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