Election results cartogram

I’m fascinated by all the different ways there are to visualize data – here’s a really cool cartogram by Mark Newman of the University of Michigan (co-author of Atlas of the Real World). His representation of the election results illustrates the complexity of the numbers, much more so than the usual red state/blue state model. Plus it’s kind of creepy looking, always a plus.

[Editor’s note: It seems the entire MAKE team likes these today, sorry for the double post folks – pt]

8 thoughts on “Election results cartogram

  1. “This looks like a cancer invading a healthy body.”

    I think you probably couldn’t have found a more appropriate analogy, both for the map, and for the country….

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