For the last few days my Facebook news feed has been swarmed by different kinds of election maps. I've seen some of the maps several times, but some of them have appeared only a few times.
Here they are:
The actual result of the electoral vote, everyone has probably seen this map, the newest version has Florida counted as well.
My Republican fb-buddies have circulated this map in a frenzy, it shows results per county. It is obviously something every Republican wants to see, a sea of red. I think someone pointed out that bunch of the red areas have a very scarce population, upsetting the original poster, who was (according to their own words) a proud redneck. I'd also like to add that a lot of my Republican friends have been screaming how Romney won the popular vote and what a travesty it is that Obama won. Of course, if they had bothered to look into it, they'd realize they are wrong. But who cares about facts, truth has never been important to the Republican party anyways.
For a historian, the fact that this map (or maps) has been making rounds, is very interesting. Needless to say my few Democrat-friends have been the ones distributing this one.
Here's the newest map circulating, it's based on population. It's probably the most "accurate" one when it comes to visualizing the election results. Democrat-friends are also behind this one.
all photos from facebook
What do you think of the maps? Have you had enough of the election results already? :) I'm still on cloud 9 over Obama winning, yay for four more years!
Wishing everyone a great weekend!
edit. 11/14.2012. Here's some more maps, if anyone's interested :)