Maps reveal hidden
patterns and anomalies
in election results.
- To view Help, move the cursor to this display panel.
- To view a map, move the cursor to the map name.
- Not yet fully compatible with touch-screen devices.
- To shrink this web page to fit your monitor, tap Ctrl-Minus one or more times. To restore the original size, tap Ctrl-Zero.
[Scroll down for more tips.]
- Viewing maps:
- To view any map, move the cursor to the map name's right side.
- To view the pinned map, move the cursor to this display panel.
- To pin a map (or the "Help" screen), move the cursor onto the left of the map name. A vertical line indicates a pinned map.
- The Picks list contains copies of maps you'd like to compare.
- To copy a map to the Picks list, click the map's name in the Atlas or Overlay list.
- To remove a map from the Picks list, click the map's name in the Picks list.
- To compare two maps, slide or tap the cursor back and forth between their names (or between a map name and this display panel).
- To circle a map feature, click on it. The circle stays in place when you switch maps.
- To discuss a map with other visitors and with staff,
- Pin the map, as described above.
- Click the "Share Comments" button on the map.
- To offer feedback or get more tips, visit the
We're grateful to the following for their priceless contribution to this project:
- Colleagues of the Idaho State University Geospatial Software Lab, for
the freeware map-drawing application, MapWindow.
- The City of Chicago and the State of Illinois, for the
- The Chicago Board of Elections, for election statistics.
- Ben Weaver and Chuck Goldstein, for excellent mentoring of this website's coding.
Comments about this website? Please let us know!
Latest Update 10/7/15