Voting Trends

Associated Press

Launch Project

Voting Trends” was created for the Associated Press during the 2012 Presidential election to explore America’s historical voting patterns and provide context to the current election. The interactive explores major influences in American voting trends, like women and Latino votes, while examining the success of each party throughout the years.

For LBJ’s election the country was mostly blue
George W. Bush’s election reflects a more divided country

The interactive leveraged AP’s definitive archive of exit polling data to create a detailed snapshot of every election year in America since 1964