Adding Nuance to the 2012 Red/Blue Maps

geekdata:

Maps are frequently limited, and sometimes even deceptive, in the way that they convey complex information, and the standard red state/blue state map is no exception. This page contains a variety of maps that present the results of the 2012 presidential election in a more nuanced way: weaving together county data, population density, and the actual Obama/Romney percentages.

I’m glad that I’m not alone in finding the red state/blue state maps confusing

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