Daily Archives: November 7, 2012


Mapping Election Results with Cartodb and Mapbox

How did those news agencies make such fancy / slick / interactive maps to display each party’s progress in last night’s US election? Surely they used high-tech solutions unavailable to the average person, right? Actually, No. Two of the main platforms utilized by news sites in the election are readily available to all! Mapbox (@mapbox): Development Seed utilized Mapbox maps to produce the visuals on USA Today’s site. Last semester we held a training with their powerful (and free) Tilemill software – check it out!┬áHere’s […]