[R] US 2004 Elections map
drf5n at maplepark.com
Thu Dec 9 17:43:52 CET 2004
On Thu, 9 Dec 2004, Hedderik van Rijn wrote:
> even for people who didn't like the outcome of the US elections this
> year, it must have been a joy to see all the nice (and not so nice)
> graphs that were shown. As an exercise, I recreated the map shown on
> the NY-Times website [
> 20041103_px_ELECT_GRAPHIC.html ]
> If you're interested,
> contains the created maps, the data and the code. Note that there are
> some differences in the R map and the NYT map (most notably with
> respect to some missing data in some New England states, some
> mismatches in county names, and the representation of NYC), but I was
> quite satisfied with the map as it stands now.
> - Hedderik.
I really like that -- Is there a place where R collects a portfolio of
graphics and the code to build them? I think these sorts of things could
help demonstrate and disseminate the graphics abilities of R.
Dr. David Forrest
drf at vims.edu (804)684-7900w
drf5n at maplepark.com (804)642-0662h
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