Posts Tagged ‘election results’

Iowa Caucuses – Graphics

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Part 1: How do the Democrats and Republicans “caucus” and what is the difference between that and a “primary”? This interactive graphic from The Des Moines Register explains.

How causeses work


Part 2:
Most maps of tonights elections results will be choropleth (by area). This is not always the best solution as equal looking areas do not in-fact represent equal number of voters / delegates. Read about another solution from Style.org’s Jonathan Corum called “Scaling Counties in a Checkerboard State“:

Scaling counties

Part 3: Iowa by the Numbers — I created this typographical map illustration for The Washington Post’s op-ed (opposite editorial, i.e. facing) page. Click image below for slightly larger view.

iowa by numbers