FiveThirtyEight - Nate Silver\'s Political Calculus: Models Based on 'Fundamentals' Have Failed at Predicting Pres. Elections

FiveThirtyEight - Nate Silver\'s Political Calculus: Models Based on 'Fundamentals' Have Failed at Predicting Pres. Elections

Check out this interactive map to see how states voted in elections since 1964 (from the U.S. Electoral College)

Check out this interactive map to see how states voted in elections since 1964 (from the U.S. Electoral College)

An Electoral Challenge game from Scholastic. The website also has other information that can be used to teach students about the election process.

An Electoral Challenge game from Scholastic. The website also has other information that can be used to teach students about the election process.

Historical Timeline Change the year to display a different presidential election. Use the link below the legend for a more detailed narrative of that election including (for most years) an interactive electoral map that lets you change the course of history. For a different perspective, take a look at our 'same since' electoral maps, which track the increasing polarization of our country. You can also view maps since 1972 by margin of victory.

Historical Timeline Change the year to display a different presidential election. Use the link below the legend for a more detailed narrative of that election including (for most years) an interactive electoral map that lets you change the course of history. For a different perspective, take a look at our 'same since' electoral maps, which track the increasing polarization of our country. You can also view maps since 1972 by margin of victory.

Maps of the 2012 US presidential election results - good for generating observations and studying inference.

Maps of the 2012 US presidential election results - good for generating observations and studying inference.

cartogram of 2012 presidential election. hey national media, we're not actually evenly divided.

cartogram of 2012 presidential election. hey national media, we're not actually evenly divided.

Image presents 2012 election results. In the image, Obama won the most popular vote and electoral votes. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election,_2012

Image presents 2012 election results. In the image, Obama won the most popular vote and electoral votes. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election,_2012

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