First in our series of posts that help you navigate the pitfalls you’ll come across when analyzing North Carolina’s voting and elections data. In our first installment, we have what appears in the database to be North Carolinians with amazingly long lives and one voter who seems to have traveled in time. Spoiler alert: neither are what they appear to be.
The goal of this new project is to help make the power of voting and election data in North Carolina more accessible to journalists and everyday citizens. Here’s what we’ve done so far and what we’re planning to do. Please come along for the ride!