Republicans were with Nixon until the end — on the eve of his resignation, 59% were opposed to impeachment.  

Gerrymandering has been part of the political landscape for over 200 years. Yet, many people do not fully understand what it is and it is often difficult to explain. The chart above was adapted by The Washington Post from a similar one that was posted to Reddit back in 2015. This chart provides a simple, more […]

01/16/2017 Update: Here is the link to the original source. Thanks to Preston L. Bannister for providing it to me.   Readers: My wife sent me this the other day. I have tried to find the source, but have not been able to so far. Once I do, I will revise this post with the […]

Readers: This was an interesting, creative story and data visualization that appeared in last Wednesday’s New York Times. It was written and created by Tim Wallace of The New York Times. Mr. Wallace is a designer, mapmaker, obsessor of old things, gummi bear enthusiast. He is currently the Graphics Editor at The New York Times with a PhD […]

Readers: I am sharing something Charles Apple  posted on Facebook today. The work was done in advance of the election and multiple options were prepared. The infographic was created by Mr. Apple’s old friend, Chris Soprych. The story related to this was written by John Webster in today’s The Spokesman-Review. Best regards, Michael

Readers: This came out in the New York Times yesterday (click on the image below to go to this post on their site). Interesting example showing how to do a scrolling timeline on a web site. Timeline and content created by KAREN YOURISH, LARRY BUCHANAN and ALICIA PARLAPIANO UPDATED October 9, 2016. Enjoy! Michael

UPDATE – October 23, 2016 Readers: I have updated my data from the latest data on Politifact.com for my interactive version of this chart that is published on Tableau Public. Thanks, Michael UPDATE: October 2nd, 2016 Still no data on Jill Stein. What is up with that, Politifact? Just a few more facts added to the counts of President […]

UPDATE – October 23, 2016 Readers: I have updated my data from the latest data on Politifact.com for my interactive version of this chart that is published on Tableau Public. Thanks, Michael Readers: Back on July 24, 2016, I blogged on my data visualization web site a stacked bar chart titled Who Lies More?, created by Robert Mann, answering the question […]

Readers: As I have mentioned in past posts, one of my favorite illustrators is Richard Johnson (photo, right). If you search on his name on my blog site, you will see several different examples of his work I have highlighted before. Richard created the following infographic last year and it is titled From the Great Wall […]

Readers: So, yesterday was an interesting day. I had 4,000+ views of the original post of the Chart, Who Lies More – A Comparison (see image to the right).  I also had the most comments about an individual post in the history of me blogging about data visualization. A lot of you who posted comments are more […]