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Originally Posted: 2004-11-10 12:39pm
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Election Result Maps

On election night and in the days since then, we have seen many maps that look
like this




Here are the 2004 presidential election results on a population cartogram of
this type:




Here is a map of US counties, again colored red and blue to indicate Republican
and Democratic majorities respectively:





Here is what the cartogram looks like for the county-level election returns:






Red, blue, and shades of purple to indicate percentages of voters.







And here's what the cartogram looks like:






A slight variation on the same idea is to use a nonlinear color scale like
this:





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