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Geography and Election 2008

To look at the short sample click here (it has 3 reasons, not five!)

 

Data Websites: Demographics

Census Data     http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en             

Union Data     http://www.bls.gov/news.release/union2.t05.htm             

Religion Data     http://www.usatoday.com/graphics/news/gra/gnoreligion/flash.htm

 

Data Websites: Poll Results

Recent Survey Results  http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/maps/obama_vs_mccain/

Gallup Polls                http://www.gallup.com/tag/Election+Trends+by+Group.aspx

 

Data Websties: Previous Results on Secretary of State Office Websites (look for General Election Results

Nevada     http://sos.state.nv.us/elections/nvelection/results.asp

North Dakota    http://web.apps.state.nd.us/sec/emspublic/gp/electionresultssearch.htm

Missouri     http://www.sos.mo.gov/enrweb/electionselect.asp?eid=246     (use the dropdown menu and look carefully for the General Election information!)

 Ohio     http://www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/Text.aspx?page=504&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

Virginia     http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms/Election_Information/Election_Results/Index.html

West Virginia     http://www.wvsos.com/elections/history/results/electionresults.htm

 Colorado   http://www.elections.colorado.gov/DDefault.aspx?tid=398&vmid=744

Florida     http://election.dos.state.fl.us/elections/resultsarchive/index.asp

 North Carolina     http://www.sboe.state.nc.us/content.aspx?id=69

Indiana     http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/elections/index.html

 

Candidate Match Website:  Use the worksheet survey we did in class and then complete today's assignment.

MPR Select a Candidate http://minnesota.publicradio.org/projects/ongoing/select_a_candidate/

When you are done with your assignment, try the Senate or House of Representatives 'Select a Candidate' Survey or try one of these other wesites.

ABC New Match-o-Matic    http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Decision2008/page?id=3393725

USA Today Candidate Match Game http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/election2008/candidate-match-game.htm