Story Maps

Story Maps communicate data that spans geography and time. They are an engaging and interactive way to tell a compelling story.

Racism isn’t American. It doesn’t belong in the 2020 Census. Let’s make sure that everyone is counted in the 2020 Census and get fair political representation.

STORY MAP: SeeSay 2018 - Reported Voting Issues

The Democracy Labs designed SeeSay 2018 to help voters report voting issues in real time, to better expose them to media attention in time for something to be done.

STORY MAP: Respect

Women’s voices should be heard and respected. Vote for candidates who have your back. Explore the map to find candidates who will fight for women.

STORY MAP: Environmental Racism?

Dominion Energy’s proposed compressor in Union Hill will endanger residents (many of whom are African American) with toxic fumes, polluted water and the risk of explosions.

STORY MAP: This is Education?

The police officers stationed in schools often have no training to work specifically with children. Explore the consequences by clicking through the graphic below. 

STORY MAP: Be a Voter. Here's How.

40 million Americans won’t vote this November. Don’t be one of them. Here’s everything you need to register and vote in your state.

STORY MAP: Let Seniors Vote

Learn how a polling station’s location can make it harder for seniors to vote. Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, can be used to understand polling station accessibility for seniors.

STORY MAP: Using Tax Dollars to Arm Teachers?

This DemLabs StoryMap on the need to vote to reduce mass shootings features Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michelle Obama.

STORY MAP: Sen. Jon Tester - Defending Montana

Sen. Jon Tester is the Senate’s only working farmer. Click on a regional tab or a pin to learn more about his record in Montana.

STORY MAP: Gun Violence in the United States

Click on the map to explore data from mass shootings in the United States since January 1, 2017. 

STORY MAP: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) estimates by District, 2017

Click to explore estimated annual GDP loss (in 2013 dollars) to congressional districts if DACA recipients were deported. 

STORY MAP: Celebrating Loved Ones Lost to Opioids

Click on the map to explore opioid-caused deaths by geography across the United States.

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