AS THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE U.S. CENSUS, FRANCIS AMASA WALKER SOUGHT TO MAP PATTERNS THAT MIGHT OTHERWISE HAVE REMAINED HIDDEN OR LOST. IN DOING SO, HE PAVED THE WAY FOR THE MODERN INFOGRAPHIC, WRITES HISTORIAN SUSAN SCHULTEN. The 2012 election brought us a deluge of maps. They predicted the breakdown of the electoral and popular […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…