Shifting political winds

The purpose of this post is to recreate the “Shift from 2016” arrow map that the New York Times used to show which counties became more Democratic or Republican-leaning from 2016 to 2020.

Working with Paycheck Protection Program data in R

In this post, I walk through the process of reading in the data from the Paycheck Protection Program, and show some basic analyses that can be done. Load packages and set up environment:

Actblue Interstate Political Campaign Donations

ActBlue is an online service that allows people to make donations to the political campaigns of Democractic candidates across the country. This post uses graph theory to analyze how political donations moved across states.