Top 23 maps and charts that explain the results of the 2016 US Presidential Elections

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We know the results on the 2016 US Presidential elections for a few days. Now that the emotions calmed down it’s time to analyse it. These 23 maps and charts will help you understand it.

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23. The results of the 2016 US presidential elections

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source: 270towin.com

22. And some more details on the results

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source: Economist

21. County-level results by population density

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source: Wall Street Journal

20. Trump vs. Clinton: a year at the polls

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19. Where each candidate outperformed election forecasts

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source: Metrocosm

18. How have events shaped the Clinton-Trump race?

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source: Scienceblog

17. Counties where Trump increased Republican vote

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source: BBC

16.  How Trump pushed the election map to the right

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source: New York Times

15. Political polarization in the US is worse than ever

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source: Vox

14. All Presidential Election Results 1789-2012

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source: Metrocosm

13. How much of the US population voted for each candidate?

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source: Metrocosm

12. What Trump and Hillary Spent vs Every General Election Candidate Since 1960

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source: Metrocosm

11. The demography of the votes

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source: Economist

10. Median age of residents per county

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source: Business Insider

9. Unemployment rate per county between 1990-2013

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source: Huffington Post

8. Income inequality per state

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7. This how the US economy splits in half

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source: Buzzfeed

6. Median income for millennials

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5. How much is $100 really worth in each state? (what is the cost of living in each state)

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source: Mentalfloss

4. Racial composition of political parties
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3. The largest immigrant population in each state in 1910 and 2010

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source: PEW research center

2. Gun ownership by state

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source: Business Insider

1. Percentage of residents who said their state was the best to live in

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source: USA Today

 

 

Aleks Buczkowski

I’m a professional always thinking outside the box and a self-confessed gadget addict. As a son of a professor of cartography I was surrounded by maps all my life and as a result spatial way of thinking and seeing reality is naturally embedded in who I am.