#politics Articles


Investigating International Incidents with Cartographica

Attachments: static//550ed7c2e4b094a56c2d2c02/1427036257909/12924599-18926111-thumbnail.jpg, static//550ed7c2e4b094a56c2d2c06/1427036259217/12924599-18926309-thumbnail.jpg, static//550ed7c2e4b094a56c2d2c04/1427036258497/12924599-18926213-thumbnail.jpg The recent troubles in Syria have escalated a little farther when Syrian Forces shot down an American made F-4 Phantom Jet flown by Turkey. Multiple news sources are reporting on this issue and there have been some inconsistencies about what actually happened. According to an article written in the Telegraph, the Turkish Foreign Minister has stated that the F-4 was shot down in international airspace after briefly entering Syrian airspace. The attack came without warning to the pilots of the jet. Secretary of State …

Mapping 2012 Primary Results

The U.S. Republican Presidential Primaries are still ongoing, but a number of states have already completed their elections. To find election results do a google search for 2012 primary results or click here. The first search results should be a table of data with the percent voting for each of the major candidates in each state. I wanted to create a few maps to show the results. I quickly created a .csv file by copy and pasting the table into my spreadsheet application. I saved the file as Election_2012.csv. I provide an image below of what the dataset …