The urban-rural continuum for all zip codes

I used the USDA’s RUCA codes to make this map.

Gas taxes vs fees: which costs more?

[Note: this post has been updated to fix an error.

Aquifer issues

The range of views held by the agenda-setting elites of both parties is, on some issues, much narrower than the range of views held by the general population.

Wisconsin elections dataset

Download an MCD-level dataset of every Wisconsin election for president, governor, and senate from 2000 to 2018 here.

McDonough County's dismal economic trajectory

The view from the back porch in Bardolph, IL. Photo credit: Elena Johnson.

The public opinion strategy behind Republican abortion rhetoric

Republicans appear to be making abortion a central political issue in the runup to the 2020 elections.

Where the wind blows

The wind in Milwaukee is strongly affected by Lake Michigan.

How Milwaukee neighborhoods voted in 2018

Everyone knows Milwaukee is an overwhelmingly Democratic city.

A shapefile of Wisconsin November 2018 reporting units

As Wisconsin data nerds know, election results aren’t actually reported by individual wards.

Recapping a volatile year of voter registrations

Registered voter counts in Wisconsin changed more over the course of 2018 than in any recent election year.