This is the most accurate American election map we've seen yetRobbie Gonzalez11/14/12 11:41amFiled to: Mapsdata visualizationJohn NelsonIdv solutionsPolitical mapElection2012obamaromneyScienceScigisGeographic Information SystemsToptweetFb791EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThere are no red states or blue states. There are purple states. Mauve states. Violet states. You've probably seen maps that depict America's blended political landscape before ("we are not that divided" writes Jesus Diaz over at Gizmodo), but odds are you've never seen one quite like this. It was created by datavizualization expert John Nelson, and it's one of the most information-rich political election maps we've come across yet.