Insightful and practical resources for those interested in political campaigning and data visualization.
Uncovering campaign trends with heat maps: Comparing past and present results.
I decided to take a look at how individual Republican candidates fared in the 2022 election and compare their results to those of other Republicans in the previous two elections, in 2020 and 2018. Heat maps can be a powerful tool for understanding trends in political campaigns...
Are you considering running for office in the upcoming election, but not sure if you're ready to take the leap? Making an informed decision is crucial, and this helpful flowchart will guide you through the essential questions every potential candidate should ask themselves...
Voter Contact is important! The goal of your voter outreach effort is to build relationships with the voters themselves, and create a connection.
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.
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.