Originally Posted by Fluffy
what's this picture?
Are you asking about the image walley posted? It's an electoral map for the 2004 Presidential election. If you're curious what the electoral map looks like for the 2012 Presidential election, here it is below:
Of course, this only shows which candidate won which district; it doesn't take into account a given district's population or by what margin the candidate won. Here are a few more relevant maps below (the first is a cartogram map that adjusts each district size so it represents population instead of land area, the second shows the degree to which each candidate won each district, the third combines the previous two, and the final map shows the margin of victory in terms of absolute votes):
I guess it's unfortunate for Mitt Romney that the election is based on how people actually vote, and not based on square footage