Friday, February 8, 2013

Presidents Birth States

So here's a map of where the Presidents were born:

But if each election had gone to the main contender, the map would look like this (with Washington and Monroe uncontested):

Note the increased Western placement, and how NY now dominates even Virginia, and Ohio drops out. Also: Who knew McCain was born in Panama??

Two Time Losers (Never had the major candidate): Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island - 19 states.

Living Former Presidents:

Carter, H.W. Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama

Living Failed Presidents:

Mondale, Dukakis, H.W. Bush, Dole, Gore, Kerry, McCain, Romney

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