Every election, there’s a slew of election maps that come in all shapes and sizes. The maps have evolved with the web, the amount of data available, and the level of reader interest, and it’s about finding a balance between the new and what works. To see the evolution, you can look to The New York Times portfolio over the decades. The Upshot has the rundown.
All the ways to map election results
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A Day in the Life of Americans
I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.
How Much Commuting is Too Much?
One person’s long commute is another’s dream. Another person’s normal might be someone else’s nightmare. What counts as a long commute depends on where you live.
States with the most and fewest firearms murders
According to 2009 numbers reported by the Federal Bureau of …