Skip to comments.Cartograms of the 2010 US midterm election (Those with 3-D glasses, please don them now)
Posted on 11/06/2010 6:48:47 PM PDT by Libloather
Each of the 435 congressional districts is rescaled to have the same area. The white districts are too close to call (4 Nov 2010) or do not send voting delegates to the House (Washington DC). A comparison with the 2008 cartogram reveals not only that the Republicans made gains, but also where these occured. The next cartogram shows those districts that have changed parties.
Together with the elections of new representatives, 37 senate seats were up for election.
All states are equally large except New York which is twice as big because there were two senate races in 2010 (both won by Democrats). White states either had no senate race in 2010 or were too close to call (4 Nov 2010). The Republican candidate in South Dakota, John Thune, ran unopposed.
Florida looks like a big... Oh, never mind. It always does.
Delaware is Hugh! in the Senate map.
The House map makes the East Coast look like China.
The regular ignorant 'Rat?
Not a prayer!
That might be a good thing.
I thought that Timothy Leary was dead.
The folks who make these bizarre graphics should go back to histograms or regular curve graphs and leave my eyes alone.
I find the gerrymandering of the House seats interesting as some of the control changed seats look like near circles.
Well, the title DID say, get your 3D glasses.
“Don’t do the brown acid man.”
Had one of those back in the day. Better entertainment with a mirror than the ex, let me tell ya.
Good Lord, you remember Wavy Gravy!
I’ve seen that software used elsewhere. Very cool. Resolves the population-density issues that can screw up geographic representations of human activity.
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