We Are All Purple: The Destructive Lie of Red States and Blue States — UPDATED 2012 MAPS

This article was originally published before the election using 2008 maps. Here are the brand new updated 2012 maps from Mark Newman.

Typical red-state-blue-state map of the 2012 presidential election results

© 2012 M. E. J. Newman



Red-state-blue-state map of the 2012 presidential election results with surface area altered to represent population

© 2012 M. E. J. Newman



County map of the 2012 presidential election results using shades of purple to represent vote

© 2012 M. E. J. Newman


County map of the 2012 presidential election results with surface area altered to represent population and using shades of purple to represent vote

© 2012 M. E. J. Newman



If you find this all as interesting as I do, you can see the original article with more maps here.

See the 2008 maps here.

Return to the article here.

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