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Our Favorite Political Vizzes

We're wrapping up #VizTheVote politics month with a collection of visualizations we hope will inspire you to dig deep into political data and share your findings with the world with Tableau Public. Whether it's for a local town election or a national race, visualizations that showcase new insights can help digitally engage an ...

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#Indyref and Creating Pop-Up Charts in Tableau

For #VizTheVote month I wanted to take a closer look into what has arguably been one of the biggest political events this year in the UK – the Scottish independence referendum (the outcome: on 18 September 2014 Scotland voted ‘No’ and chose to remain part of Great ...

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Mapping California's Legislative Districts

Editor's note: a huge thanks to Jim Miller of The Sacramento Bee for contributing this guest blog post.
California’s campaign season might seem a little sleepy from the perspective of people in other states. There are no hot-button U.S. Senate ...

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Collecting and Joining Congressional Voting Data

A lot of people don't know this but before I entered the world of Pokemon and Hello Kitty visualizations, I actually did some serious data work. I interned at a thinktank in Arizona helping them do data analysis for their annual Congressional Report Card. We had a monster ...

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Reviziting Bush, Gore, & Florida

It’s politics month here at Tableau Public! We are preparing for Election Day in the US (November 4th people, mark your calendars!) with our #VizTheVote theme, and so we thought we would write some blog posts about visualizing voting data and election results. I wanted to ...

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Mapping UK Airspace

Editor's note: This Mapping Month guest blog post was written by Craig Bloodworth of The Information Lab. See it published on The Information Lab's blog here.
As somebody who’s always fascinated by the possibilities & potential of combining mapping and data visualisation knowing somebody who has some fun ...

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