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Monday, September 22, 2008

Interactive 2008 Presidential Election Maps

Jessica R. Alexander, J.D., M.L.I.S., Reference Librarian

If you are a political junkie, there is no better fix than an interactive Electoral College presidential election map. These maps allow you to create various scenarios for victory by one party or another:

270ToWin is fun. It has a simulator in which the user virtually rolls the die based on polling data.

Pollster.com organizes polling data from a number of sources, and also has a map, with a mouse rollover feature which displays polling data for each state.
The Economist features a world interactive map.

Other maps:

The New York Times

The Los Angeles Times

PBS News Hour