Mike the Mad Biologist

At the Washington Independent, Aaron Wiener has made a bunch of electoral college maps that show how the candidates would have done if only one particular demographic group had voted. First, registered independents:


Now, self-described moderates:


Not good for the GOP at all. But we’re a center-right country! Erm….

Onto college graduates:


With the exceptions of Florida and Indiana, this looks exactly like the actual 2008 map. As I’ll discuss tomorrow, you can’t really win anymore without college graduates. Demonizing educated people who like science and stuff might not be the best electoral strategy (it’s not too good for the country either….).


  1. #1 Umlud
    November 14, 2008

    Hear, hear! I’m glad that REAL America made an impression.

  2. #2 alufelgi szczecin
    November 17, 2008

    Thanks for your article
    Nice piece of work! I�m expecting more soon!
    Keep up the good work! Cheers

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