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Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

There’s just a short time left in this year’s edition of Political Bumpers. Final reports will be ready in about a week after some of the data can be cleaned up. Early on, there seemed to be significantly fewer bumper stickers than in 2004, but in the last couple of weeks, the numbers have picked […]

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City-bound vs. City vs. Suburbs

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Second-time bumper sticker spotter meredithp–who lives in Vienna but commutes to DC–wrote in yesterday to share an interesting trend she’s observed this year: Normally my spotting comes from my daily commute, Vienna to [DC] along I-66. So far my record has been over 75% left-leaning stickers, I’ve really seen very few right-leaning stickers. This past […]

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Bumpers on Flickr

Monday, October 6th, 2008

I’d start a Flickr group for pictures of political bumper stickers, but someone’s already done it with the Driving the Election pool:

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Welcome to Political Bumpers 2008

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Welcome to Political Bumpers 2008! It’s hard to believe it’s been four years since this project debuted during the 2004 election cycle. But, here we are again, looking at what Americans are driving and how that’s connected to who we’re supporting politically. Already I’m noticing that there seem to be a lot more Obama stickers […]

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