Unemployment and Presidential Elections: 1980 - 2008

Screenshots from a Bureau of Labor Statistics Interactive Map showing the unemployment rate by state 2 months before the presidential election since 1980. The party in power and the party that eventual won the White House is listed below each map. {Click on the image to take a closer look} Unemployment magnifying glass

[tags]United States, Unemployment, Election[/tags]

Updated Sept 2008 map with election winner.