Ten Miles Square


November 13, 2012 12:17 PM Swings in the States, 2008 vs. 2012

By John Sides

Michael LaCour sends the following graph, which is fun to look at and puzzle over—e.g., the pro-Obama swing in Alaska.

[Cross-posted at The Monkey Cage]

John Sides is an associate professor of political science at George Washington University.


  • mbk114 on November 14, 2012 10:34 AM:

    What's to puzzle over? An Alaskan politician was on the ticket four years ago and wasn't this year.

  • Daryl McCullough on November 14, 2012 6:23 PM:

    What's puzzling to me is how strongly Indiana and Missouri turned against Obama

  • janinsanfran on November 14, 2012 8:10 PM:

    Where's California?

  • Parallax on November 14, 2012 10:39 PM:

    Right next to the Pacific.

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