## Electoral College 2012 Including States Where the Candidates are Statistically Tied

The graph above shows the electoral vote score for every day, counting, say, 46% to 45% as a win for the candidate with 46%, even though this is really a statistical tie. The gray vertical lines show the boundaries between the months.

## Electoral College 2012 Excluding States Where the Candidates are Statistically Tied

The graph above shows the electoral votes again but omits the "barely" states. The electoral votes of a state only count in this graph if the candidate is ahead by more than the margin of error (about 5%). In other words, the states with white centers on the map, which are statistical ties, are omitted in the above graph.

## Electoral College 2008 Including States Where the Candidates are Statistically Tied

The graph above shows the electoral vote score for every day, counting, say, 46% to 45% as a win for the candidate with 46%, even though this is really a statistical tie. The gray vertical lines show the boundaries between the months.

## Electoral College 2008 Excluding States Where the Candidates are Statistically Tied

The graph above shows the electoral votes again but omits the "barely" states. The electoral votes of a state only count in this graph if the candidate is ahead by more than the margin of error (about 5%). In other words, the states with white centers on the map, which are statistical ties, are omitted in the above graph.

## Electoral College 2004 Including States Where the Candidates are Statistically Tied

The graph above shows the electoral vote score for every day, counting, say, 46% to 45% as a win for the candidate with 46%, even though this is really a statistical tie. The gray vertical lines show the boundaries between the months.

## Electoral College 2004 Excluding States Where the Candidates are Statistically Tied

The graph above shows the electoral votes again but omits the "barely" states. The electoral votes of a state only count in this graph if the candidate is ahead by more than the margin of error (about 5%). In other words, the states with white centers on the map, which are statistical ties, are omitted in the above graph.