Create your own voter contact app using GlideVoter Contact is important! The goal of your voter outreach effort is to build relationships with the voters themselves, and create a connection. Y...
Interactive & Scrollable Choropleth Maps in Python with GeoPandas and Folium
Choropleth maps are a powerful visualization tool for displaying geospatial data and are often used to show the distribution of a particular variable across a region. In this tutorial, I will walk you through the steps of creating interactive choropleth maps in Python using these two powerful libraries.
This is going to be a 2-in-1 walkthrough of how to use older precinct-level shapefiles and their election results to calculate what percentage of the vote each candidate would have received in today's districts AND how to turn that into a sexy-looking choropleth map like the one below:
7 Books for Strategic Thought
When planning a political campaign, you have to look at everything from a top-down view, often called a 30,000ft view, or the big picture. Detaching yourself from your first-person viewpoint takes practice. I find books like these are precisely the kind of practice I need to keep my correct orientation. I often suggest them to interns and staff looking to improve their ability to engage in strategic thought.