As expected, Democratic candidates would take several House of Representative spots previously held by Republicans. Currently, 20 seats have been gained and there are 7 races that are still too […]
Democrats picked up at least five Senate seats, but missed their goal of acquiring a filibuster proof majority (60). Highlights for the Senate races (work in progress): 3 races remain […]
Indiana can give clues as to how the election will unfold, in particular Vigo and Hamilton county. View the 2004 county map below and then visit the current map. (via […]
The polls start closing at 6pm eastern time in Indiana and Kentucky and by 7pm polls will be closed in Virginia, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Vermont. Ohio and West […]
In addition to the presidential election, there are 435 congressional races, 35 senate races, and 11 gubernatorial contests to keep an eye on. Here is a round up of some […]
The Washington Post has another map out in their Political Geography series, this time examining the key swing states in the 2008 presidential election. A state-by-state breakdown of how Barack […]
Our Vote Live.org is tracking voting problems being reported during the November 4th, 2008 election and has several maps showing where the problems are occurring, both at the state and county […]
Today’s op-ed in the New York Times looks at how the electoral college used to determine the president of the United States disproportionately favors smaller states. For example, 1 electoral […]
With one day before the 2008 Presidential election, Barack Obama appears headed for an electoral map changing victory over John McCain. McCain now finds himself defending traditional red states and hoping for a way to pull off an upset.
Working with the Digital Scholarship Lab at University of Richmond, the Google Earth team mapped presidential election results from 1980 to 2004 by state and county for Google Earth. Download […]
Men’s Health magazine ranks the political habits of America’s cities by registration, donations, spending, and participation in recent elections.
Most Political City: Raleigh NC
Least Political City: Modesto California
Highest Percent of Income Donated: Corpus Christi Texas
Highest Percentage of Active Registered Voters: Anchorage Alaska
Highest Percentage of Ballots Counted: Cheyenne Wyoming