Interesting Primary Election Tables

Previously, my use of election data was limited to viewing turnout and showing votes for each candidate showing which recieved more votes. This year I used Python & Pandas to find some interesting facts hidden within the primary election data. Things like, which endorsed candidate lost their election, or if mail-in votes effect the outcome from the ballot box on election day.

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RI Primary Mail-in Ballots

With the COVID-19 pandemic mail-in voting has seen a huge bump as people are less likely to go to the polls. This post will take A look into the scale of mail-in voting for the 2020 primary compared to previous elections.

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RI Primary 2020

Last year I attempted to make a live election graph in Tableau. However, Tableau Public only allows data to automatically update once every 24 hours. Clearly... that didn't work out well, so this year I decided to try again and create my first Python web app using Flask, Bootstrap and AWS.

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COVID-19 Deaths Then vs. Now

A look back at data leading up to the May 9th reopening. What the death totals were on May 10th compared to what they are today. Deaths back in April and May continue to climb even today half way through the month of June.

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America Runs On... Dunkin'?

Does America actually run on Dunkin'? Well for starters, not every state has a Dunkin'. With that being said, in many states Dunkin is mostly focused in a specific geographic region. So, no... America doesn't "run on Dunkin". But what parts of the US actually Does?

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Health Inspections Analysis

Date Category Blog Tags Health

My first time using the health inspections data I created a exploratory dashboard people could use to easily navigate and search violations of specific restaurants. Re visiting the info I was able to pull more information such as the times, duration, purpose and city/state using BeautifulSoup4. I also used the yelp api which had information on roughly ~2000 of the facilities to classify them by price/rating/cuisine.

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Diverted 911 Fees

Rhode Island consistently diverts 911 fees to the state’s General Fund. Since 2008 the FCC has been releasing Annual Reports to Congress tracking states funding of 911 and the different metrics around the funding. In 2016 RI was one of 6 other states that diverted 911 fees.

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Why Rhode Island?

Date Category Blog Tags Rant

The most obvious reason is being from Rhode Island I noticed an effort of Open Data but not really finding anything made with it. I try to graph as much public information I can find. It's interesting and gives me a reason to pay attention to local news/politics.

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