Another Set of Really Cool Pennsylvania Precinct Maps, this time of 2014

To follow up on the maps that I made of the 2012 elections in Pennsylvania, I have made a series of similar maps – but this time for the 2014 elections. As with the 2012 maps, to see a larger version of any of these maps, just open the map in a new tab and change … More Another Set of Really Cool Pennsylvania Precinct Maps, this time of 2014

Maps and Analysis of the 2014 Gubernatorial and Senatorial Elections in New Hampshire

Despite the Republican wave, both Governor Maggie Hassan and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen won narrow re-elections in 2014 in New Hampshire. Both of their 2014 wins were slightly narrower than their previous elections; Shaheen won by 3 percentage points in 2014 while she had won by 7 in 2008, and Hassan won by 5 percentage … More Maps and Analysis of the 2014 Gubernatorial and Senatorial Elections in New Hampshire

How did Jim Tedesco beat Kathleen Donovan in Bergen County, New Jersey last year?

In the 2014 elections, as Democrats got thrashed in most places across the country, one bright spot for them came out of Bergen County, New Jersey: the incumbent County Executive, Republican Kathleen Donovan, was defeated by a 54-46 margin by Democrat James J. Tedesco III, a Bergen County Freeholder (member of the County Council) and … More How did Jim Tedesco beat Kathleen Donovan in Bergen County, New Jersey last year?

Analysis and Maps of 2014 State Senate and Executive Council elections in New Hampshire, and Comparisons to 2012 Elections

The 24-member New Hampshire State Senate and 5-member Executive Council are both up for re-election every two years. Despite the fact that the districts for both were drawn by Republicans, both were hotly contested in 2014.  Coming into 2014, the Republicans controlled the State Senate by a slim 13-11 margin, while the Democrats had a … More Analysis and Maps of 2014 State Senate and Executive Council elections in New Hampshire, and Comparisons to 2012 Elections

Maps and Analysis of Massachusetts’ Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014, and Comparisons to Other Elections

While most of the election-related headlines in Massachusetts last year concerned its gubernatorial race, Massachusetts also held elections last year for its four Constitutional Offices: Attorney General, Secretary of the Commonwealth, Treasurer, and Auditor. The elections for Secretary of the Commonwealth and Auditor saw Democratic incumbents running for re-election, while the elections for Attorney General … More Maps and Analysis of Massachusetts’ Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014, and Comparisons to Other Elections

Maps and Analysis of Cory Booker’s 2014 Re-election in New Jersey, and Comparisons to Previous Elections

In 2014, Cory Booker won re-election to his first full term in his New Jersey Senate seat by a 56-42 margin, defeating Republican Jeff Bell. Just slightly over a year earlier, he had won an October 2013 special election to finish the term of the late Frank Lautenberg by a 55-44 margin over Republican Steve … More Maps and Analysis of Cory Booker’s 2014 Re-election in New Jersey, and Comparisons to Previous Elections

Maps and Analysis of 2014 Congressional Elections in Connecticut

The 2014 elections were essentially a repeat of the 2010 congressional elections in Connecticut, as all five Democratic incumbents won re-election by similar or slightly greater margins than their districts saw in 2010. There were, however, several interesting differences between the two. Here is a map of the results by town (click on the maps … More Maps and Analysis of 2014 Congressional Elections in Connecticut