Just As I Thought

Know your neighbors

Via Jim Parsons comes this link to a Google maps mashup, overlaying political contributions. With a single click, you can see how your neighborhood donates to political candidates. I’m happy to note that I now live in a nicely blue neighborhood, with 80% Democrats and 84% of contributed dollars going to Democrats:


Compare this to my old neighborhood, where 57% of contributors were Democrats, but 53% of the dollars went to Republicans:


How does your zip code measure up?


  • Cool site. Let’s see… for our Arlington zip code (22204), Democrats make up 67.8% of the contributors, and 48.5% of the money. Hmm. In the Daly City, Calif., zip code where I grew up (94015), the number of contributions is much lower, but the ratios between the parties are pretty much the same.

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