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October 22nd

Rob Radburn published on Adventures in Viz

Rob Radburn takes a look at voter turnout in the U.S. and illustrates that the apparently decline in voter turnout could be tied to using the wrong measures. Use the drop down menu to choose a state to highlight and see how the ineligible voting population affects turnout in that state.

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More Great Vizzes

Indonesian Presidential Election 2014

Rina Bongsu-Petersen looks at the breakdown in voting by Province and sub-district in the 2014 Indonesian Presidential Elections. Click on the image to view the viz and follow the story points to learn more about the candidates.

By the Numbers: Cause of Death in USA

John Schoen of CNBC takes a look at the leading causes of death in the United States. Hover over a state to see the specific causes and diseases that affect the residents.

MLB Productivity Analysis: 1901-2013

Matthew Cobb - Mr. Data Jockey - shows how production in the MLB has been changing over the past 100+ years. Click through the storypoints to delve into the data.

Socio-economic analysis of the Brazilian 2014 Elections

Daniel Lima at O Globo looks at the socio-economic divisions in the 2014 Brazilian Presidential vote. Click on the image to view the viz then follow the story points to see how the vote splits down along different socio-economic issues. #VizTheVote!

Arsenal: 900 injuries in 12 years

Prompted by a recent ESPNFC article about the staggering number of injuriesArsental has had in the last decade, Andy Kriebel adds some context by showing where they stand in relation to the rest of the Premier League. Click through the story and see what could be causing their ...

San Francisco Ballot Measures - 2014 Election

Steven Massey has produced a dashboard to help voters track the disclosed financial activity for the 2014 San Francisco Ballot Measures. Click on the image to view the viz and follow the story points to see who the contributors are #VizTheVote!

Global Hunger Index 2014

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has published the 2014 Global Hunger Index report and map. Find out where hunger is most alarming, see how the situation is trending in each country, and read testimonials about malnourishment in India.

Maharashtra Election

Priyanka Kothari looks at recent local elections in the Indian state of Maharashtra, helping to kick off Tableau Public's Politics Month - if you want your political vizzes featured, tweet us at ...

Kentucky Basketball: A history of W's and L's

Ryan Colliver aka Ryan Data Viz - in his first ever Tableau Public viz - analyzes the historical record of the Kentucky Men's Basketball Team. Click through the opponents and seasons to interact with the data.

NFL Drive Analysis

In this viz, Dave Andrade of improVIZation recreated a popular chart type in the NFL: the drive chart. Did you know that drive charts have been around for over 100 years? Read more about the history of drive charts on Andy Cotgreave's

An Overview - automotive production in Spain

The team at El Confidencial Labs look at car manufacturing and export in Spain. Click on the screenshot to view the viz. Use the filters to drill down on each graph.

The History of Music #1s in the U.K.

Will Jones and Eric Shiarla of Interworks take a look at the history of music #1s in the United Kingdom from the 1950's until the 2010's. Click on a decade to see the most popular artists, songs and how long each song remained at the #1 spot.
Note: this viz was built in ...

Who lives where in Europe?

George Arnett of The Guardian looks at where people from different countries live in Europe. Choose a country from the drop-down menu to interact with the visualization.

Multnomah County Property Tax Inequities

Nicole Dewees of the Multnomah County Auditor's Office illustrates inequities in property tax. Click through the story points to see how similar properties in the same neighborhood are paying different rates.

2014 MLS Salaries

Steve Fenn of Stat Hunting visualizes Major League Soccer salary spending. Switch the parameters on the top of the viz and hover over the bar charts to explore player salary distributions.

Technology on the PGA Tour

Chris Jones takes a look in how advancements in equipment have had an impact on the distance of drives in the PGA. Flip through the story points to see what had the most impact.

Life expectancy by country - the impact of war and other disasters

Nelson Davis of The Vizioneer blog looks at life expectancy by country and highlights the impact war and other disasters have. Click on the screenshot to view the viz. Filter by country and step through the story points for more information on some of the worst impacted countries.

Pensions in Peril

John Schoen of CNBC illustrates how many states aren't contributing enough funds to ensure that they will be able to meet future pension promises. Hover over a mark in the scatterplot to see details for a particular state.

World perceptions of Governments and corporations

The Data Visualization Team at CNBC look at the public attitudes towards Governments and corporations around the globe. Click on the screenshot to view the viz. You can drill down by selecting a country then choose the respondent and institution type you want to see.

A Storyboard of the Scottish Referendum

Siraj Alimohamed of Thorogood Associates tells the story of the recent Scottish Referendum for independence. Click through the different tabs to discover the full story of this momentous event.

The Adoption Gap

Steven Carter of Monday Morning Viz shows the estimated number of orphans in each of 40 countries, and what percent of U.S. households would need to adopt a child to take care of the problem. Hover over a country shape and see the proportion represented by filled-in home shapes.

Italy leading the EU in high quality food

Luke Tremolada (with data viz by Andrea Gianotti) look at Italy's rankings in the EU food produce awards by the PDO, PGI and TSG. Click on the screenshot to view the viz, step through the story points to learn about Italy's producers and awards, drill down using filters (in ...

NFL Combine from 1999-2013

Matt Chambers takes a look at the performance of players at the NFL Combine from 1999-2013. Check out the speed to size ratio to see who are the biggest AND fastest players.

How much cash $ does a freshman generate?

Jon Boeckenstadt of Higher Ed Data Stories shows the cash-flow for University's for each freshman they admit, highlighting the economics of higher education. Use the filters on the right to interact with the data.

Interactive: Water testing results in Toronto

Matthew Cole of The Star shows the water lead content testing results by post code in Toronto. Click on the screenshot to view the viz, then filter down to the first three digits of any post code to see the water lead content of all post codes within that group.

Foreign Fighters In Iraq And Syria

The CIA estimates that ISIS militants number somewhere between 20,000 and 31,500. They also estimate that half of those fighters are foreigners. Radio Free Europe created this map of where these foreign militants come from.

The Militarization of the US Police

George Gorczynski shows the degree to which each U.S. state has participated in the 1033 Program, in which military equipment is transferred to local American law enforcement agencies. Click on a state to see how much money has been spent on this equipment by county. Use the tabs at ...

Why campaigns should advertise during NFL games

During an interview with The Washington Post, David Seawright of Deep Root Analytics suggests that high scoring games may be worth spending political advertising dollars on. Click on the screenshot to view the viz.

Arka Vizzin' Quest

A Viz of the Day bonus for everyone travelling to #DATA14 in Seattle this weekend. The Arkatechture crew is chronicling their cross-country trek from Maine to the Pacific Northwest for the annual Tableau Conference and mapping metrics like gas prices, speed and temperature along the ...

Can the Seahawks buck the trend?

Garland Potts of the Seattle Times looks at the tall task facing the Seahawks as they begin their Super Bowl defense. Click the screenshot to explore the viz and see the analysis of previous Super Bowl winners.

Premier League Summer Spending

Andy Kriebel of VizWiz analyzes spending by Premier League clubs. They spent a record amount on transfers this past summer.

Cricket Beehive Analysis

Parag Laturkar of Symvyze Analytics provides a visual summary of each run scored in the World T20 Final cricket match in which Sri Lanka defeated India by 6 wickets. Click the name of a Batsman and a Bowler to see a "beehive chart" of each match-up, and click the color legend to ...

Languages Spoken in Canada

Radio-Canada takes a look at what languages are spoken in their country and where each language is most widely spoken. Click on a province to see the distribution of languages spoken in that particular province.

Crimes in Hartford, CT

Stephen Busemeyer of The Courant visualizes the locations of different types of crimes in Hartford, CT. Click on the screenshot to explore the viz and filter the view.

Sport Trends in the US

Steve Fenn explores the regionality of Google searches for various sports. Use the drop down menu in the top left to select a sport to view.