Archive for the ‘2008 Presidential Campaign’ Category
Visit google.com/elections/ed/us/vote and enter your address to find information on where you vote on election day, Tuesday November 6th 2012. Important: You must be registered in order to vote. Voting locations shown are for the November 4 election only (not for early voting), and it is only for voters registered at the home address entered. [...]
Stanford has compiled a map of the 2008 presidential vote that shows voting at the precinct level. The map is interactive and really shows the rural-republican and urban-democratic leanings. from Stanford.edu Each dot represents a precinct, but as you zoom in, you will notice differences in the sizes of the dots, with larger dots corresponding [...]
The voters have spoken and Barack Obama will be the next president of the United States.
results still coming in…
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 New York Times New York Times 2008 Election Results (president, house and governor) Vigo Co. bellweather of U.S. voting 2004 Election Map in Indiana
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 of the best guides to watching the 2008 elections. (will be updated through out the day, so be sure to check back) What to [...]
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 Obama and John McCain are expected to perform on Tuesday. click for interactive full-size map
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 level. . The maps below are from 11:30 AM EST, but already show that there are a lot of voting issues accross the country. [...]
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 vote in Wyoming represents 134,783 voters, while 1 electoral vote in Pennsylvania represents 456,216 votes. This map shows each state re-sized in proportion to the [...]
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.
Real Clear Politics has a series of posts examining key swing states and they recently featured Ohio, which became the tipping point state in the 2004 election. Swing State Review: Ohio – part 1 Swing State Review: Ohio – part 2 Highlights of the analysis include a great collection of maps and some interesting info: [...]