Topic: SNL & Presidential Candidates

Question: How many times are presidential candidates caricatured on Saturday Night Live versus election results?


Compare quantitative and qualitative data.

Quantitative: How many times was each candidate caricatured on SNL from 1975 to 2012?

Quantitative: Ratings for individual episodes featuring caricatures compared to election turnout figures, based on demographic figures.

Quantitative: Margin of victory of candidate in both numbers and percentages.

Qualitative: How are they portrayed?


All data will be presented in an interactive map that will be available online.  Clips from the episodes will be available by candidate and year.  Comment section will allow viewers to interact with the information.

by April, Molly, Charles and Stephen



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