US election map data

OK, I’m as sick as it as you are, but then I saw this interesting map (via MeFi) of the US election county-by-county, coloured in a continual manner rather than just red or blue. Nicely illustrative of the spectrum of political opinion in America – the clustering of Democrat blue on the West Coast, Las Vegas, the Mississippi river etc. offer a better illustration.

I’d love to see a similar representation using the UK – anything like that out there?

2 thoughts on “US election map data

  1. The more I think about the idea the more I like it, and would do it myself – the problem being where to get proper map data (numerical data is fine). I don’t think there are any decent, free, vector-based data for parliamentary constituency maps, the OS probably holds Crown copyright on all of them. Grr…

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