Election season is fast approaching! How can news outlets and media agencies set themselves apart from the rest of the articles on the campaign trail? Data-driven visualizations that’s how!
CartoDB is hosting a webinar to solve your needs for strong data-driven visualization content to bolster your election coverage. Learn how to visualize election results at different scales, ensure data is normalized, and customize your base map design and legends.
Here are some of the maps created by media outlets during past and present election seasons:
Compare current electoral results to historical data and a range of demographic indicators published by Radio Televisión Española: View
Explore data from the Chicago Board of Elections and discover voting patterns across the city with this visualization published by The Chicago Sun Times: View
Visualize the 2015 elections in Buenos Aires with color and size schematics published by La Nacion: View
Explore the top searched political party leaders in the UK for the 2015 election season published by the Daily Mail: View
Visualize the 2015 municipal election votes for every census tract in Barcelona published by newspaper VilaWeb: View
Examine a comprehensive visualization of the 2014 Brazil election results made by Estadão: View
Another good way to track election activity is through social media. Explore the real opinion of people in India as they discuss their candidates throughout the country.
To create similar or even better visualizations don't miss this opportunity to attend this webinar on November 24th at 1PM EST/ 10AM SF/ 7PM Berlin
Our webinar ‘Visualize election season using CartoDB’ will be given by Jorge Sanz, one of our solutions engineers.
During our webinars you can ask questions using the hashtag #CartoDBWebinars. We’ll be answering questions and helping you visualize your data!
We hope you enjoy our webinars!
Happy data mapping!
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