Readers: I wanted to share these DataViz cookies from Dr. Sarah Supp (@srsupp) that were the inspiration for Kelly Gilbert (@kelly_gilbert) to create her version of DataViz cookies. We need to have a DataViz cookie contest at TC19, I think! Best regards, Michael

Readers: I saw this tweet on Twitter from Kelly Gilbert (@kelly_gilbert) and had to share. Very creative! Best regards, Michael

RJ Andrews is a data storyteller. He is the author of Info We Trust: How to inspire the world with data https://amzn.to/2ryc4gf , a lavish adventure exploring how to inspire the world with data. RJ is the creator of https://infowetrust.com  where you can enjoy many of his award-winning data stories. When not working on his […]

Source: Rachael Dottle, Ella Koeze, and Julia Wolfe, The 2018 Midterms, In 4 Charts, November 13, 2018, https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-2018-midterms-in-4-charts/.   Readers: Some interested 2018 Midterm Elections charts from FiveThirtyEight. Enjoy! Michael        

Religion, not race, is the best single predictor of voting preferences America’s founding fathers envisioned a republic in which free-thinking voters would carefully consider the proposals of office-seekers. Today, however, demography seems to govern voters’ choices. Since April 2017 The Economist and YouGov, a pollster, have surveyed 1,500 Americans each week. They have built a statistical model […]

Readers: Disclaimer: I am a registered Independent voter. I tend to vote for those candidates who I think will best serve their constituents and our great country. The rest of it is just noise. I try not to stray into the realm of U.S. politics in my dataviz blogging. Having done so in the past has […]

Readers: The chart below was created by Alvin Chang from Vox. Here is a link to an interactive version of is chart on the Vox website. Mr. Chang points out the following. There were several noticeable differences between the Senate testimony of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford. […]