Election 2016 Training Resource Page
You've heard from the candidates—but what does the data say? Check out our training sessions below and start exploring the data stories behind all things elections.
And visit our #ElectionViz gallery for inspiration.
Finding and Cleaning Data
Learn how to find data sources you might use to analyze the election and how to clean and shape the data for Tableau.
Visualizing the Data
Learn how to build a couple of basic charts and then combine them into a published dashboard.
- Click to view the final dashboard on Tableau Public
- Download the Excel file with congressional district shapes, incumbents, and challengers
- Two posts on using custom shape files:
- How to use custom shapes for congressional photos
Performing Sentiment Analysis
Learn how to analyze people's words to gauge sentiment in Tableau.