America Votes: Mapping the Political Landscape

March 26 – November 10, 2012

Central Library, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center

America Votes: Mapping the Political Landscape

This exhibition includes approximately 30 maps, political cartoons, photographs and other graphic images that date from the 1780’s to the present.

With each election Americans have become accustomed to seeing national maps colored red and blue signifying Republican and Democratic voting patterns. Presenting election results has long intrigued mapmakers as the maps and graphics in this exhibition reveal. Examples range from several early efforts to the most recent campaigns.




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