Where did election maps’ red and blue color scheme come from?

Ever wonder how election maps came to use red for Republicans and blue for Democrats?

Well, it turns out it wasn’t always that way.

The folks over at Vox take an interesting look back at the history, origins and changes of the color coding of electoral maps.

Sign up for NewscastStudio's weekly newsletter.Our weekly newsletter delivers the latest broadcast industry news to your inbox including new debuts, case studies, thought leadership and broadcast gear updates.