Alligators Don’t Vote

When election coverage twists reality.

The problem with color-coded (choropleth) election maps is that Trump won the Okefenokee Swamp, population alligators.

On December 1, 2020, Gabriel Sterling stunned the country when he marched up to a podium and announced that someone “put out a noose” bearing the name of a Gwinnett County election contractor. This was not an isolated incident. Georgia’s Secretary of State, an election supervisor at the State Farm Arena, and election workers had all received death threats…



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Kristle Chester

Freelancer. Data geek. Gardener. Baker. Spaniel lover. Georgian. MA International Commerce and Policy.