Data Visualization: Voting Down the Bailout

Posted by Dashboard Spy | Data Visualization | Friday 3 October 2008 2:12 pm

Use of color is the key to this data visualization. Take a close look and you’ll realize that the gray color indicates a “yes” vote. It shows not only who voted “nay” on the $700 billion financial bailout plan, but also shows the breakdown between the Republican and Democratic representatives.

This information graphic appeared on nytimes.com. View it at this link: The No Votes – Details on the House of Representatives Bailout Vote.

Click on the image below to enlarge the information visualization graphic:

New York Times Info Graphic: The No Votes - House of Representatives Rejects $700 Billion Bailout

New York Times Info Graphic: The No Votes - House of Representatives Rejects $700 Billion Bailout

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