Election night is a point of interest for obvious reasons, but it’s been especially interesting to see the data side of things evolve over the years. It kind of turned into a contest between newsrooms to see who could provide the numbers the fastest and in the most detail. For each election, the newsrooms try to bring something new to the table to differentiate from the others and further engage readers.
As a result, elections have become a great visualization lesson.
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