MUST SEE: MSNBC Election 2008 Electoral Map

If you watch MSNBC and have ever seen Chuck Todd of MSNBC and his Surface applications for predicting the US Presidential Elections and wished you could do the same thing?  Well now you can, with this awesome new application from MSNBC (built with .NET using WPF).  You can download it here and run it to make your own predictions, compare it with the official ones.


MSNBC Election 2008 Electoral Map

Comments (6)

  1. Mads says:

    Well, took about 22 seconds before the application crashed.

    Clear Map

    Load Predictions – ToddsLatest

    Zoom in  on any state


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  3. Strephen says:

    Funny how, Obama is ahead in your screenshot and results are not yet in!!! It’s all good though 🙂

  4. bgold says:

    Strephen: that was the default starting point based on poll data 🙂

    Mads: bizarre I can’t repro — I’ll have someone look at it

  5. jmp says:

    hi mad,

    i’m the someone that brian’s gotten to look at it.  where did you get the toddslatest.xml file from?  i wonder if that’s the issue…


  6. Mads says:

    Hi jmp.

    Sorry, didn’t get the filename totally correct. toddlatestpredictions.xml from the Resources folder. Was installed alongside.