The 2018 New York Gubernatorial Results Based on County Population

Nov 13, 2018
New York Gubernatorial Results by County

The geographically accurate cartogram above shows the 2018 gubernatorial results in New York based on county populations.  The larger the county on this map, the larger its population.  The map shows that even though Andrew Cuomo only won 15 of the 62 counties in the state, those 15 counties make up such a large chunk of the state's population that he could afford to lose 47 counties.

Voter Turnout by County in the 2018 Montana Senatorial Election

Nov 12, 2018
Montana Senate Voter Turnout by County

The map above shows the turnout and the candidate that won each county in the 2018 Senatorial election.  Jon Tester did not win a single county where voter turnout was high, whereas Matt Rosendale won six counties where voters turned out in droves.

Voter Turnout and Results by County in the 2018 Montana Senatorial Election

Nov 9, 2018
Montana Senate Vote by County

The chart above shows the total votes (x axis), the turnout (y axis), and the margin of victory (intensity of color and size of circle) for each county in the state of Montana.  Jon Tester won two of the three largest counties as indicated by the blue circles to the right (just under the legend) with moderate margins.  Matt Rosendale, on the other hand, won the majority of small counties (on the left of the chart) but with large margins.  Rosendale also won the largest county, but with a very slim margin (small circle at the far right end).  Rosendale also won counties with the largest voter turnout.

Voter Turnout by County in the 2018 Texas Senatorial Election

Nov 8, 2018
Texas Senate Voter Turnout by County

The map above shows the turnout and the candidate that won each county.  The only place where Beto O'Rourke won and the turnout was high was in Austin and its northern suburbs.  Every other county he won had either moderate or low turnout.  Ted Cruz, on the other hand, had really high turnout in San Antonio's northern suburbs and various other counties throughout the state.  He also won very few counties with low turnout.

Voter Turnout and Results by County in the 2018 Texas Senatorial Election

Nov 7, 2018
Texas Senate Vote by County

The chart above shows the total votes, the turnout, and the margin of victory for each county in the state of Texas.  Beto O'Rourke won the five largest counties as indicated by the blue circles from the center to the right, but won them by such a small margin.  Ted Cruz, on the other hand, won the majority of small counties but with really large margins.  Ted Cruz won the counties with both the smallest and largest voter turnout.

Registered Voter Turnout in the 2017 Alabama Senatorial Election

Dec 19, 2017
Chart of registered voter turnout in Alabama

The chart above shows the percentage of registered voters that voted in each county and the party that won said county.  The Democrats won the counties where a greater percentage of registered voters showed up to vote.  The only decisive victory the Democrats had where registered voters did not really show up to the polls was in Macon County.  The Republicans only won one county (Shelby) where registered voters actually showed up in great numbers.

Voter Registration in the 2017 Alabama Senatorial Election

Dec 18, 2017
Chart of voter registration in Alabama

The chart above shows the percentage of people that are registered to vote in each county and the party that won each county.  The Democrats won the counties where a greater percentage of the population is registered to vote.  There are some anomalies in the data as Lowndes County has 90 percent of its population registered to vote but 30 percent of its population is under the age of 18 according to the US Census.  Several other counties also had more registered voters than voters eligible to vote.

Voter Turnout in the 2017 Alabama Senatorial Election

Dec 15, 2017
Chart of voter turnout in Alabama

The chart above shows the percentage of people that voted in each county and the party that won each county.  The Democrats won the counties where people went to the polls in droves while the Republicans won the counties where most people stayed home.

Cartogram of the 2017 Alabama Special Senatorial Race

Dec 14, 2017
Cartogram map of 2017 Alabama Senate race

The geographically accurate cartogram above resizes the counties based on the number of votes cast in the Senate race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.  The more votes cast in a county, the larger it is on the map.  This cartogram shows that Jones won the four largest counties (Jefferson, Madison, Mobile, and Montgomery) whereas Moore won the fifth and sixth largest counties.  It proved not to be enough to get him past the post.

What to Look for in the 2017 Alabama Special Senatorial Race

Dec 11, 2017
Cartogram map of 2010 Alabama county population

The geographically accurate cartogram above represents the population of Alabama's counties.  The more populous a county is, the larger it is on the map.  This cartogram shows that Jefferson, Madison, and Mobile are the most populous counties by far and together the three counties account for just under 30 percent of the state's total population.  This, in a state with 67 counties.


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