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Revolutions: Choropleth Challenge Results

Oh my, that was fast! Less than 24 hours after the Choropleth Map Challenge was laid down, no fewer than 5 hackers responded with complete solutions for plotting the US unemployment data on a color-coded map, each in less than 20 lines of R code. Overall, the results were very close to the FlowingData original. There were some data-matching problems, which were solved either by using a shape file and matching FIPS codes, or doing some data cleaning to match by county name. I'm always amazed by the resourcefulness and ingenuity of R programmers. Each solution takes a slightly different...

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