The 2000/2004 Presidential County Vote Database               

Updated 8/27/07 by TruthIsAll                                                         

                                                                                                                       

This workbook is a database of recorded votes by county for the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections.

It is designed to facilitate analysis of county vote changes between the two elections.

 

Click here to link to the Excel database:

TIACountyVoteDatabase.zip

           

DATA FILTERING                                                                                     

The database can be filtered (searched) by criteria applied to various combinations of data items, including:

State, County, Vote share, Vote margin, Change in vote margin, Vote method

 

THE DATA FILTER COMMAND                                                                        

The user should be familiar with Excel Data Filtering.                               

Click on the down-arrow adjacent to the column heading to reveal a list of criteria options.       

                                                                                                                       

EXAMPLES:

                                                                                               

To filter for all California counties:

Click ST

Select CA      

 

To filter counties with 50,000+ recorded votes in 2004:

Click Total

Select Custom

Choose the filter criteria:

Show All Rows where Total is greater than...

Enter 50 (votes in thousands)

 

The data filter is removed by selecting: Data Filter Show All

           

PRE-SET VOTING METHOD AND STATE FILTERS

A series of data filters by voting method have been saved in separate worksheets for further data analysis.

Data filters for CA, NY, OH, NJ, FL have also been saved as separate worksheets.

                                                                                                                       

INCOMPLETE DATA

Note that the database does not include the FINAL recorded votes.                   

The INITIAL 101.7m of 104.3m votes are included for 2000.                                           

The INITIAL 116.7m of 122.3m votes are included for 2004.                                           

                                                                                                                       

COUNTY VOTES FOR THE 2000 ELECTION ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR:

RI, AK, ME, NH, DC, MA, VT                                                                   

However, TOTAL recorded votes for the states ARE included.                           

The states account for approximately 5 million votes and are included in the INITIAL totals.