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November 9, 2012 / needhamgrassroots

We are a Purple America, with Notable Blue Spots

Read the whole thing, with all the pics, here: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/election/2012/

Compare the traditional view of Presidential politics:

2012 Election Results: Traditional View of the Electoral Map

 

–which looks very red–with a cartogram map that accounts for the relative populations:

This map use red, blue, and shades of purple in between to indicate percentages of votes. (2012)

 

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