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BGBD

(3,282 posts)
Tue Nov 10, 2020, 04:31 PM Nov 2020

Been working on a map of election results

showing changes in the Democratic margin of victory between 2016 and 2020 in most US countries. Interesting.

Note that the map doesn't show Alaska or Hawaii. Also, keep in mind that the data is preliminary and some states are still nowhere near done counting. I'd expect results to change a lot in NY, CA, and MA from this map and a final version with full updated data. Again, this is a preliminary, draft version of the map. I plan on doing a lot more on it and with the data when we have finalized results.

In this map, the redder an area, the more the margin moves to Republicans and vice versa in the blue. This isn't who won the county, but who improved their margins there vs. 2016.

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Been working on a map of election results (Original Post) BGBD Nov 2020 OP
Beaufort County South Carolina more blue than I thought liberal N proud Nov 2020 #1
Beaufort... BGBD Nov 2020 #4
I knew it voted trump liberal N proud Nov 2020 #6
Interesting that N. Georgia, Upstate SC and Western NC are turning bluer compared to upstate NY wishstar Nov 2020 #2
Be careful with NY BGBD Nov 2020 #5
My home county in NY went 63% for Trump with 100% in while BuncombeCo NC went 60% Biden wishstar Nov 2020 #7
Your county BGBD Nov 2020 #8
I like all those shades of blue lunatica Nov 2020 #3
thank you for the map gopiscrap Nov 2020 #9
How did you do this??? Wow!! LeftInTX Nov 2020 #10
It's BGBD Nov 2020 #11
Cool!! LeftInTX Nov 2020 #12
Very Cool. Ellipsis Nov 2020 #15
Very nice job! That's a lot of work. My county (Cochise,Az.) increased the blue by 5% or greater. panader0 Nov 2020 #13
So, swaths of UT, TX, AR and NY went much more for trump this time? Roland99 Nov 2020 #14
Yes BGBD Nov 2020 #18
Aren't that many mail in ballots left, though Roland99 Nov 2020 #19
Great job! Thanks for this, BGBD. nt crickets Nov 2020 #16
Thank you very much! bookmarked Hermit-The-Prog Nov 2020 #17
Looks like stained glass dweller Nov 2020 #20

wishstar

(5,323 posts)
2. Interesting that N. Georgia, Upstate SC and Western NC are turning bluer compared to upstate NY
Tue Nov 10, 2020, 04:37 PM
Nov 2020

speaking as someone who gladly left a rural dark red county of upstate NY for the blue city of Asheville NC.

 

BGBD

(3,282 posts)
5. Be careful with NY
Tue Nov 10, 2020, 04:39 PM
Nov 2020

Lots of votes out there. I expect Democrats to improve on margins there when those are counted.

 

BGBD

(3,282 posts)
8. Your county
Tue Nov 10, 2020, 05:03 PM
Nov 2020

is all in, yup.

That was a big shift to Trump since 2016, ~14 points. And that's after Obama won there by 17.....

WTH is happening up there?

lunatica

(53,410 posts)
3. I like all those shades of blue
Tue Nov 10, 2020, 04:37 PM
Nov 2020

Thanks! That looks like a ton of work!

I live in that blue blob in northern New Mexico.

LeftInTX

(27,692 posts)
10. How did you do this??? Wow!!
Tue Nov 10, 2020, 05:14 PM
Nov 2020

Was it ArcGIS?

Sucks that google removed fusion maps....

We noticed this red shift in the Rio Grande Valley and El Paso. Not good. (300,000 more people voted for Trump in that region than in 2016)

 

BGBD

(3,282 posts)
11. It's
Tue Nov 10, 2020, 05:23 PM
Nov 2020

QGIS.

I'm a GIS analyst/consultant/professor so I wanted to do something up to see where those shifts were.

panader0

(25,816 posts)
13. Very nice job! That's a lot of work. My county (Cochise,Az.) increased the blue by 5% or greater.
Tue Nov 10, 2020, 05:50 PM
Nov 2020

It still went to trump. Thanks for the great map.

 

BGBD

(3,282 posts)
18. Yes
Tue Nov 10, 2020, 07:03 PM
Nov 2020

Although some of that may shift back toward democrats in places where mail in ballots are still being counted.

Roland99

(53,343 posts)
19. Aren't that many mail in ballots left, though
Tue Nov 10, 2020, 07:22 PM
Nov 2020

Wonder if that means there’s a more widespread number of white supremacists?

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