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Posts Tagged ‘Election’

A Country of Purple

A Country of Purple

Sunday, November 16, 2008 8:42

Mark Newman from Physics department at the University of Michigan took the time to create some interesting visualizations of the election data.  The goal was to provide a  graphic that better reflects the actual vote in the country.  Here are a couple examples below, for the rest visit his site ...

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Vote, even if they say you can’t

Monday, November 3, 2008 22:35

From: http://howto.wired.com/wiki/Vote_(Even_If_They_Say_You_Cant) With the unprecedented numbers of citizens registering to vote for the first time in this election, states and counties have fallen behind in processing registration applications. But even if you haven't received confirmation from your election office, or aren't on the registration list at the polling place, you ...

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Why I am voting for Obama- The Potential for Greatness

Why I am voting for Obama- The Potential for Greatness

Monday, November 3, 2008 13:36

All of our greatest Presidents have one undeniable thing in common from which their greatness was derived.  It was not their policies, it was not their politics, it was not their economic philosophies.  It was their ability to inspire us, to demand that we not only have big dreams but ...

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Great Site For Aggregating Poll Data

Great Site For Aggregating Poll Data

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 12:57

A friend forwarded me this site which is the best that I have seen in aggregating poll data.  It also includes projections for Senate and House races.  Thanks Xtine for the forward. http://www.fivethirtyeight.com/

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Kids Vote in Obama

Kids Vote in Obama

Thursday, October 16, 2008 22:30

Apparently Scholastic has been having faux Presidential elections since the 1940's to include kids in the process. Interestingly, since 1940 the kids voting results have accurately predicted the results of the Presidential race all but twice (1948 and 1960). This years results have Obama beating McCain 57% - 39%.  For ...

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