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The Road Map to the White House

The Congressional Dot Map allows you to directly compare the racial distribution within congressional districts with Democratic and Republican votes cast in the district. In the accompanying blog post Dustin […]

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Find Where to Vote Map

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 […]

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2008 Precinct Level Maps

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 […]

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Maps of the 2008 US Presidential Election

The voters have spoken and Barack Obama will be the next president of the United States.
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Electoral College:
Obama: 365
McCain: 173

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Popular Vote:
Obama: 66,617,824
McCain: 58,164,524
results still coming in…

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2008 House of Representatives Election Maps

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 […]

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2008 US Senate Election Maps

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 […]

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2008: Indiana Election Maps

 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 […]

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Poll Closing Times Map for November 4th 2008

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 […]

Guides to Watching the 2008 Election

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 […]

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Map of Voting Problems on November 4th

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 […]

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How Much Is Your Vote Worth?

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 […]

2008 Electoral Map Predictions: 11-3-2008

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.

America’s Most Political Cities 2008

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

Real Clear Politics Swing State Review: Ohio

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: […]

2008 Voter Registration Deadlines Map

Voter registration deadlines have past in many key states, including Virginia, Pennsylvania, Florida and Ohio. This map from the Pew Center On the States shows each states deadline.

2008 Early and Absentee Voting Map

The Pew Center on the States has another great map on the 2008 election, this one focusing on early and absentee voting across the country. All states now have some […]