Data Vis Dispatch, March 14
March 14th, 2023
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The best of last week’s big and small data visualizations
Welcome back to the 68th edition of Data Vis Dispatch! Every week, we’ll be publishing a collection of the best small and large data visualizations we find, especially from news organizations — to celebrate data journalism, data visualization, simple charts, elaborate maps, and their creators.
Recurring topics this week include U.S. midterms (again), climate, the war in Ukraine, and the second full week of the #30DayMapChallenge.
Last week, Americans cast their votes in the midterm elections and kicked off a different kind of race — the race to report on (and visualize) results as votes are being counted.
First, here’s a look at the results for the House of Representatives:
Next, a few maps showing the results for the Senate:
And finally, the governors‘ results by state:
Election data visualizations also covered key political issues, historical trends, and analysis.
The second week of COP27, the UN’s Climate Change Conference, inspired climate-related coverage, ranging from rising temperatures and shrinking rivers to climate finance.
Ukraine reclaimed the city of Kherson after Russian troops had withdrawn to the other side of the Dnipro river.
Other notable data visualizations of the week cover the weather in Qatar, trees in Nepal, and hurricanes in the U.S.
Finally, we’re back with maps from the second full week of the #30DayMapChallenge.
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