A Visual History of IA and NH

A nifty chart from NPR:

Carter was the incumbent in 1980 but faced opposition.

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  1. Andy says:

    I would hoping someone would post that data. It speaks for itself.

  2. John Peabody says:

    It does, doesn’t it? Just 90 seconds of studying this chart (using your very own powers of analysis) is more helpful than listening to blatherheads yammer for a half-hour.

  3. dmhlt says:

    Timely, intuitive, informative & interesting – thanks for sharing it!

  4. JohnMcC says:

    Adding my thanks.

  5. Grewgills says:

    There’s a mistake on the Dem chart for NH, Clinton was not the nominee in 2008.