Dashboards for Monitoring Elections

Update: Let’s fast-forward a couple of years to Election Day 2008. Obama vs. McCain. Mashup dashboards are all the rage and here’s a look at an election results map from Google:

As a nod to Election Day, I’ll start a dialog about using digital dashboards to track election-related matters. We’ve all seen the extension of business dashboards to encompass other subjects, but political statistics seem particularly well suited for dashboard-style presentation. Here is a dashboard dedicated to tracking the Tennessee Senate Race. You can view it at http://senate.tnpoliticsblog.com/.

Senate Race Dashboard

Homework: If you see any dashboards tracking today’s voting results, please click on this post’s headline, find the comments link at the bottom and please post the URL. Thanks. The Dashboard Spy.

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