Chris Keller of Madison.com discusses how he's using Google Fusion Tables and other tools to create interactive data maps. Be sure to check out a related article by Keller which appears at the end of this post.
My first public attempt was a map of April's Supreme Court election in Wisconsin which was quickly outdated as other votes were discovered and a recount ordered.That map provided a perfect opportunity to branch out and try some new things in terms of displaying the data, if only because there was so much of it that changed between the first vote and the certification of the recount. You can find the new version here on madison.com.
The tabbed info window may not be the most elegant, but it serves a purpose and I am able to learn from it, which counts for something.
I also finished off a map of how Madison voted in April 2011 mayoral election....
... how life expectancies for Wisconsin men and women have changed since 1987...
...and Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction estimates for state school aid for the 2011-12 school year.