This is what democracy looks like
Map 1 shows “a color scale that ranges from red for 70% Republican or more, to blue for 70% Democrat or more.” As a plus, Rachel Maddow writes, “it’s Spider-Man like.”
Map 2 shows a red or blue dot for every 100 votes for President Obama or Mitt Romney. This map allows the general patterns to be more easily identified, and as Maddow points out, shows “just how sparse the population is in those big rid areas.”
Map 3, by fantasy and science fiction author Chris Howard. Howard took the county-by-county map by Mark Newman and overlaid population density data from other sources.