America’s Pulse

Cook partisan voting index, PVI, Partisan Voting Index, Election 2016, State Representatives, infographic, politics, by Gabe DeWitt, Tableau, PowerPoint, Data, Visualization

Each U.S. state is represented in the House in proportion to its population as measured in the census, but every state is entitled to at least one representative

America’s Pulse, a Tableau Generated Chart and Map measuring the 435 State Representatives by their respective PVI and State.

PVI (partisan voting index)
is a measurement of how strongly a United States congressional district or state leans toward the Democratic or Republican Party, compared to the nation as a whole. ~wiki

Each U.S. state is represented in the House in proportion to its population as measured in the census. ~wiki

The index is an attempt to find an objective measurement of each congressional district that allows comparisons between states and districts, thereby making it relevant in both mid-term and presidential election years. The Cook Political Report

Interactive Dashboard – Get to know your State Representative

CLICK a Representative’s Name, District, or Chart Value for additional links to their respective online political profiles, National Key Voting, and social media.