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New Election Maps to Check Out — DataViz Weekly

October 14th, 2022 by AnyChart Team

New Election Maps to Check Out on DataViz WeeklySome of the election races scheduled for this fall have already ended. Others are yet to be decided. And obviously now is a time for election maps to shine again! In this DataViz Weekly piece, we highlight a selection of maps visualizing data on the recent votes in Italy, Austria, and Brazil, as well as the upcoming midterm elections in the United States. Take a look.

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Most Compelling New Examples of Data Visualization in Action — DataViz Weekly

September 24th, 2021 by AnyChart Team

The most compelling new examples of sensible data visualization in action featured in DataViz Weekly this FridayHey everyone! It is Friday, and we are here to put a spotlight on the most compelling examples of sensible data visualization we have recently seen around the internet. As always, let’s start with a quick list and then look at each project. All aboard for DataViz Weekly!

  • Intensive care unit occupancy rates in the United States — The New York Times
  • Minority unemployment rates in 15 large U.S. cities. — Bloomberg
  • Early proposals for congressional redistricting in Oregon, Indiana, and Colorado — The Washington Post
  • Time use of American men and women by employment status — Nathan Yau

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Canadian Elections, Germany Under Merkel, Caracas Sounds, Night Temperatures in U.S. Cities — DataViz Weekly

September 17th, 2021 by AnyChart Team

Canadian Elections, Germany Under Merkel, Caracas Sounds, Night Temperatures in U.S. Cities, in Weekly Curated Data VisualizationsWe continue to choose the most interesting out of all the newest data visualizations published here and there and show you them in weekly roundups. It’s time to look at our fresh selection! This time, the following projects are featured in DataViz Weekly:

  • Canadian federal elections since 2000 — Stephen Taylor
  • Germany under the 16-year leadership of Angela Merkel — Reuters
  • Sounds of Caracas — Valeria Escobar
  • Abnormally hot summer nights in American cities — The Upshot

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How to Create Bubble Map with JavaScript to Visualize Election Results

January 25th, 2021 by Shachee Swadia

Bubble Map created with JavaScript visualizing election resultsIn these times of exponentially growing data, visualization is a necessary skillset to have in your tool box. Popular techniques include bar charts, line graphs, pie charts, and bubble maps among others.

Building interactive charts from scratch with JavaScript can be a difficult endeavor for any developer, especially someone starting out new. That is exactly why we have JS charting libraries which make it much easier and quicker to conjure up insightful visualizations!

Read on to see how I create a JavaScript Bubble Map with one of these libraries.

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20+ Electoral Maps Visualizing 2020 U.S. Presidential Election Results — DataViz Weekly Special Edition

November 6th, 2020 by AnyChart Team

Top 24 Election Maps Visualizing 2020 U.S. Presidential Electoral College Results | DataViz Weekly Special EditionAll eyes on election maps! Yes, they could be misleading. And even widely misleading. But it can be at least so fascinating to look at them, especially at times like this! So, we have curated a list of over twenty reputable resources — as of now, to be precise, 24 and counting! — where you can watch the live results of the 2020 United States Presidential election in compelling data visualizations. At the same time, it is a great chance for you to investigate and understand how election maps (and some other graphics) can look and work in practice.

Vote counts may be different on different platforms and update as more data becomes available out there — it’s absolutely okay. The election results are still partial. Over the coming days, all numbers will be adjusted to match the real, final vote count. Just in case: We’ve added only reliable sources — notable, reputable media outlets.

Without further ado, check out maybe the most important data visualizations these days! (Electoral vote count numbers in the text last updated on November 9th, 2020, for each source.)

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