TheTakeAway.org has created a great way to track and visualize the various electoral vote predictions from around the web, including Real Clear Politics, FiveThirtyEight, Intrade, the New York Times and […]
Five weeks until election day and the electoral map provides Senator Barack Obama several routes to 270 electoral vote. The easiest of which appears to be to hold the 2004 […]
The New York Times has another article and map graphic in their Stateside series examining swing states, this time the focus is on Nevada. Nevada is divided in large part […]
The New York Times has an article and map graphic outlining the challenges and strengths of the McCain and Obama campaigns in Virginia. No Democratic presidential candidate has won Virginia […]
The New York Times examines the challenges facing Barack Obama in Pennsylvania, a state won by both Gore in 2000 and Kerry in 2004. To roam the rural reaches of […]
Six weeks until the presidential election and the electoral map tilts back towards Barack Obama after John McCain brief post-convention lead. FiveThirtyEight.com :Obama 312, McCain 226 Electoral-Vote.com : Obama 264, […]
Post convention polls have been favorable to John McCain and he now has the lead in several electoral map predictions as of September 15th. Five Thirty Eight: Obama 250.3 McCain […]
Karl Rove, Bush’s political strategist, has a new electoral map out featured on the LA Times website. Overall, Obama holds on to 226 electoral votes, while McCain moves up to […]
The recent New York Times article Rival Tickets Are Redrawing Battlegrounds contains an advertising spend map and campaign stop maps showing where John McCain and Barack Obama are making campaign […]
John McCain’s speech at the Republican National Convention, like Obama’s a week earlier, made several geographic references. For the most part they can be categorized as either part of his […]
Convention finance maps from the Washington Post showing both who the sponsors are and where the money came from that paid for both the RNC and the DNC. AT&T is […]
The Washington Post examines where states are placed on the floor of the Republican National Convention. In Denver, the Democrats sat every delegate from a swing state (except for Ohio) […]
Senator John McCain has selected Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to be his running mate. With Alaska’s three electoral votes fairly safe for Republicans, this choice was clearly not based on […]
Barack Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention at Invesco Field in Denver Colorado made several geographic references. For the most part they can be categorized by as personal background […]
The Washington Post has another interesting info-graphic from their political geography series, this time examining where states are placed on the floor of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. […]
Fund Race 2008 allows you to view all campaign contributions on a map. Donations of more than $200 include donor’s name, address and occupation. More about Fund Race 2008 Want […]
Presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama selected fellow Senator Joe Biden of Delaware as his running mate.
Some links to more info about Joe Biden and some reactions to Obama’s choice.
The newest post on key swing states at Real Clear Politics examines Virginia, where Obama hopes to become the first Democrat to carry the state since Johnson in 1964. The […]
Barack Obama maintains a slight lead over John McCain in recent predictions FiveThirtyEight.com :Obama 272, McCain 266 Electoral-Vote.com : Obama 264, McCain 261, Tossup 13 Princeton Election Consortium : Obama […]
The next post in Real Clear Politics series on key swing states examines Pennsylvania, which has voted Democratic since 1992, but has been listed by both the Obama and McCain […]
With three months until the election, Democratic Senator Barack Obama and Republican Senator John McCain have started to lay the groundwork for their respective strategies for the November presidential election and both have spoken of reshaping the electoral map. The first steps of their general election strategies have been implemented and based on where they are campaigning and advertising it becomes clear what states they believe will decide the election.
Barack Obama has outlined his electoral map strategy and identified 18 states that his campaign will target. Of the eighteen, four states were won by John Kerry in 2004 (Michigan, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin) and fourteen of these states were won by George W. Bush in 2004 (Iowa, New Mexico, Ohio, Colorado, Virginia, Florida, Missouri, Nevada, Indiana, North Dakota, North Carolina, Montana, Georgia, and Alaska).
John McCain has also outlined his electoral map strategy, which is to hold the states that George Bush won in 2004 and go after a Washington, Oregon, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota which John Kerry won in 2004. McCain also lists several states that seem to be solidly in his column, including Arizona, Kentucky and West Virginia, but neglects to mention Virginia, which is now widely considered to be a swing state this year.
MapMash has a collection of political maps using google maps showing current members of congress and the state of the presidential race.
Mashup of US Electoral Map and Google Maps will allow you to interact with google maps to calculate 2008 US Electoral votes.This mashup will allow you load the map with previous election results and current polls.
Barack Obama has opted out of public financing for the general election stating “the public financing of presidential elections, as it exists today, is broken — and the Republican Party […]
The websites, FiveThirtyEight.com and Electoral-Vote.com, are dedicated to predicting the electoral vote outcome of the upcoming presidential election and as of June 17th, both have Barack Obama headed for a 317 to 221 electoral vote win against John McCain.
– FiveThirtyEight.com Electoral Vote Prediction
– Electoral-Vote.com Electoral Vote Prediction
The Christian Science Monitor’s Patchwork Nation project has grouped every US county into one of eleven community types and is following how the political climate develops during the presidential campaign […]