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2008 Presidential Election Maps
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2008 Presidential Election Maps

Since I'm a giant nerd, I always seek out election result maps by county - I'm really intrigued by outcome break-downs at that level because it's interesting to see how a few key areas can drive an entire state. Cartograms are even more fun, as they really give you a better sense of population and overall stake than straight, scaled results maps. So, when I was Googling "election 2008 county map" last night, I was delighted to find all the information, maps, and cartograms on this site:

2008 Election Results Maps

It's worth a quick peruse, and if you're not familiar with cartograms, those are explained on the page also. Enjoy!

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2008 Presidential Election Maps Given the option, would you vote for Ron Paul?
sexyeyes sexyeyes 7 years 27 weeks
This is cool! I'll check it out from home tonight, I don't really like to be in the net @ work unless I'm in here other than that I don't want to get cought be online all day! :innocent: :coffee: ______________________________________________________________ :cheer: OBAMA :cheer: OBAMA :cheer: OBAMA :Cheer:
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 7 years 28 weeks
These are awesome. And yay for nerdy girls! :nerdgirl:
My-Opinion My-Opinion 7 years 28 weeks
The cartograms show the real deal it seems! I sent that page to my personal email and can't wait to study it!!!!!!!!!!
wren1 wren1 7 years 28 weeks
I'd never heard of cartograms, but they really do give a more practical perspective. Interesting!
colormesticky colormesticky 7 years 28 weeks
The second one looks like it should be a nerdy tee shirt.