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States generally experienced higher voter turnout this year, compared with previous years. From https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-2018-midterms-in-4-charts/.
“The United States of Apathy” map showcases the dramatic effect of low voter turnout in U.S. elections.
Voter turnout in this year’s midterm elections could be higher than in 2014, with polls showing more competitive races and higher levels of interest among the public. This article examines voter participation rates in the 2016 election and discusses demographic … Continue reading
From Joseph Kerski, Esri Education Manager: An article in Geospatial World about why GIS in education matters: https://www.geospatialworld.net/blogs/why-gis-in-education-matters/ Compilation of statements about the importance of spatial data: https://spatialreserves.wordpress.com/2018/08/06/key-statements-about-the-importance-of-spatial-data/
“Where’s Waldo” is hiding in Google Maps for April Fools’ Day.
Two interesting articles about longitude and the US road/landholdings grid. The artist’s website: http://www.gercoderuijter.com/gerco2/.
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