US Poll Trackers – Live Dashboards Ooze Visualization Goodness
It is not an easy job to design dashboards for providing up to date information & insights about the most talked about election ever and these sites seem to have done fantastic job. Don’t take my word, just go see them in action.
Here is a list of live US poll trackers, dashboards that you might find amusing (and informative) on the election night.
CNN’s poll tracker dashboard is updated with both live data and CNN estimates, it automatically refreshes. The colors are bold and clear. Trust the leaders in the news to provide best visualizations
NY Times Popup Dashboard, slick and slim
MSNBC election tracker page features this simple tracker. They also have a map based version with live data
Yahoo live poll tracker is a flash based colorful widget that fetches the live data and shows it on the map along with coverage updates etc. on the sidebars.
Also see these 35 visualizations from on Obama vs. McCain in US Polls.
Watch out for more election coverage visualization goodness on Friday.
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