Will Albemarle County #FeeltheBern in 2016?

It’s unclear how closely the 2016 Democratic Presidential Primary will parallel 2008.  Certainly the candidacies of Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders are very different in nature.  Their trajectory and momentum, however, must feel eerily familiar to Hillary Clinton.  In the 2008 Virginia Democratic Primary, Obama overran Clinton winning by 28.2%.  That margin was even more[…]

Democratic Primary 2015 Precinct Visualizations

Below are interesting relative support visualizations for each of the candidates in the 2015 Democratic Primary for Charlottesville City Council. This work was made possible because of open data provided by the Virginia Department of Elections and the City of Charlottesville Neighborhood Development Services, in particular GIS Analyst Ruth Emerick.  If you see any errors, please[…]