How do you get to the White House? Considering the intricacies of the United States election system, it ain't easy, at least to understand. The New York Times pulls off a feat of data visualization with "512 Paths to the White House," an interactive feature/decision tree that shows the wheres and what-ifs of every possible outcome. If you're in the mood for some mathematics, Mike Bostock of the Times explains how he and Shan Carter created the visuals.
Jack Neff on 04.17.2015