Reuben Fischer-Baum

I'm an assignment editor on the graphics team at The Washington Post. I previously worked at FiveThirtyEight and Deadspin. Reach me @reubenfb or at reuben.fischerbaum [at] gmail.com.

I manage a team focused on political graphics. Here’s a marquee of some projects I edited.

How did voter turnout in your county compare to the 2016 presidential election?Think you’ll know who won on election night? Not so fast …2018 Election resultsFederal workers in Washington aren’t the only ones going without payAll the interruptions, alignments and attacks of the Democratic debatesHow easy is it to vote in your state?How CNN turned the second Democratic debate into a series of dogfights‘They’re clogging up the system’: How 59 Iowans see the 2020 Democratic fieldHow would you narrow the 2020 Democratic field?Few candidates have loyal small-dollar donor basesHow Donald Trump inflated his net worth to lenders and investorsDo ‘one-and-done’ teams succeed in March?Where a citizenship question could cause the census to miss millions of HispanicsAbortion, marijuana, redistricting and voting: What’s on state ballots this fallWhat we learned about Trumpworld outreach to Russia — and still do not knowThe many contradictions in Trump’s relationship with RussiaThey never stop runningJust how weak is this year’s Home Run Derby field?We’re asking 2020 Democrats where they stand on key issuesThe issues 2020 Democrats are running on, according to their social mediaNearly 10,000 companies contract with shutdown-affected agencies, putting $200 million a week at riskBaseball players are famous for cliches. Here are the ones they actually use.What's inside the Mueller reportThe first round of China tariffs already stifled U.S. exportsIs Canada ‘ripping us off’? Or is it the best U.S. trade partner?Does sports glory create a spike in college applications? It’s not a slam dunk.First-time, liberal candidates are flooding the Democratic primariesThink you’ll know who won on election night? Not so fast …The many contradictions in Trump’s relationship with Russia‘They’re clogging up the system’: How 59 Iowans see the 2020 Democratic fieldThey never stop runningWhat we learned about Trumpworld outreach to Russia — and still do not knowWhat's inside the Mueller reportIs Canada ‘ripping us off’? Or is it the best U.S. trade partner?How Donald Trump inflated his net worth to lenders and investorsFederal workers in Washington aren’t the only ones going without payThe issues 2020 Democrats are running on, according to their social mediaJust how weak is this year’s Home Run Derby field?Nearly 10,000 companies contract with shutdown-affected agencies, putting $200 million a week at riskWe’re asking 2020 Democrats where they stand on key issuesAbortion, marijuana, redistricting and voting: What’s on state ballots this fallAll the interruptions, alignments and attacks of the Democratic debatesBaseball players are famous for cliches. Here are the ones they actually use.2018 Election resultsHow did voter turnout in your county compare to the 2016 presidential election?How would you narrow the 2020 Democratic field?How easy is it to vote in your state?Does sports glory create a spike in college applications? It’s not a slam dunk.First-time, liberal candidates are flooding the Democratic primariesThe first round of China tariffs already stifled U.S. exportsHow CNN turned the second Democratic debate into a series of dogfightsFew candidates have loyal small-dollar donor basesWhere a citizenship question could cause the census to miss millions of HispanicsDo ‘one-and-done’ teams succeed in March?How would you narrow the 2020 Democratic field?Federal workers in Washington aren’t the only ones going without payWe’re asking 2020 Democrats where they stand on key issuesHow did voter turnout in your county compare to the 2016 presidential election?How easy is it to vote in your state?They never stop runningHow CNN turned the second Democratic debate into a series of dogfightsBaseball players are famous for cliches. Here are the ones they actually use.First-time, liberal candidates are flooding the Democratic primariesFew candidates have loyal small-dollar donor basesThe many contradictions in Trump’s relationship with RussiaWhat we learned about Trumpworld outreach to Russia — and still do not knowAll the interruptions, alignments and attacks of the Democratic debatesThink you’ll know who won on election night? Not so fast …Do ‘one-and-done’ teams succeed in March?The issues 2020 Democrats are running on, according to their social media2018 Election resultsDoes sports glory create a spike in college applications? It’s not a slam dunk.What's inside the Mueller reportWhere a citizenship question could cause the census to miss millions of HispanicsAbortion, marijuana, redistricting and voting: What’s on state ballots this fallHow Donald Trump inflated his net worth to lenders and investorsThe first round of China tariffs already stifled U.S. exportsIs Canada ‘ripping us off’? Or is it the best U.S. trade partner?Nearly 10,000 companies contract with shutdown-affected agencies, putting $200 million a week at riskJust how weak is this year’s Home Run Derby field?‘They’re clogging up the system’: How 59 Iowans see the 2020 Democratic field

Here are some projects that I worked on myself.

Information plus 2018 keynote
information-plus-cutout
No other president has said these words in an annual address to Congress
sotu-words.jpg-cutout
What 'tech world' did you grow up in?
tech-world-cutout
New driver’s license requirements are coming to U.S. airports. Is your state ready?
realid.jpg-cutout
‘This deal will make me look terrible’: Full transcripts of Trump’s calls with Mexico and Australia
trump-transcripts.jpg-cutout
Southeast Asia Is Having Its Best Olympics Ever
se-asia-cutout
Which Olympic Sport Is Hardest On Its Goalies?
olympic-goalies-cutout
The Complete History Of MLB
mlb-history-cutout
Uber Is Taking Millions Of Manhattan Rides Away From Taxis
uber-manhattan-cutout
The NFC South Isn’t The Worst Division In NFL History
worst-division-cutout
Allegations Of Police Misconduct Rarely Result In Charges
police-misconduct-cutout
How Your City’s Public Transit Stacks Up
public-transit-cutout
Whose Good Life Are These Coffee Shops "Positive Markers" Of?
coffee-shops-cutout
Has Figure Skating Maxed Out In Difficulty?
figure-skating-cutout
Vote For Mike Timlin, World Champion Of Baseball
mike-timlin-cutout
Stop Calling Gezi Park A "Small Green Space"
gezi-cutout
This underdog candidate ran in nine Senate primaries and lost them all
rocky-de-la-fuente.jpg-cutout
Thousands of Virginians may have voted in the wrong state House districts
virginia-districts-cutout
How Virginia went from blue to red and back again
va-gov-cutout
How the Nationals built maybe their strongest roster ever, piece by piece
nats-roster.jpg-cutout
The Colin Kaepernick tracker
kaepernick-tracker-cutout
Trump Jr.’s Russia meeting: What we know and when we learned it
trump-jr.jpg-cutout
2016 College Football Predictions
college-football-cutout
Gun Deaths In America
gun-deaths-cutout
The Complete History Of The NFL
nfl-history-cutout
Which City Has The Most Unpredictable Weather?
predictable-weather-cutout
2014 Senate Forecast
senate-forecast-cutout
When Did Nazi Insults Spike On Twitter During USA-Germany?
nazi-soccer-cutout
How Hollywood Has Destroyed America
hollywood-disasters-cutout
The Durant-LeBron Arms Race Is Real—And Statistically Unprecedented
durant-lebron-cutout
How The Braves' Atlanta Exodus Compares With Other MLB Moves
stadium-moves-cutout
Is Your State's Highest-Paid Employee A Coach? (Probably)
highest-paid-cutout
One of the World Cup’s best goals was even crazier than you thought
expected-goals-cutout
How many days has it been since a high-profile departure from the Trump administration?
trump-turnover.jpg-cutout
Will your taxes go up or down in 2018 under the new tax bill?
good-tax-calculator.jpg-cutout
Some tax breaks are for the rich. Others for the poor. Which are for you?
tax-breaks-cutout
Houston’s ‘Wild West’ growth
houston-planning-cutout
How Trump is changing America’s foreign policy
trump-alliances-cutout
Where Do Clinton And Trump Have The Most Upside?
vote-shift-cutout
2016 Election Forecast
general-forecast-cutout
2016 March Madness Predictions
march-madness-cutout
Should Prison Sentences Be Based On Crimes That Haven’t Been Committed Yet?
risk-assessment-cutout
Reexamining Residency Requirements For Police Officers
residency-requirements-cutout
Which Words Are Used To Describe White And Black NFL Prospects?
draft-words-cutout
Superbowl: What Time Is the Super Bowl in One Amazing Chart
superbowl-time-cutout
The Story Of The Small Regional Conference That Swallowed Up The Continent
conference-swallowed-cutout
Will the 2018 midterms flip the House?
midterm-waves.jpg-cutout
PA-18 will be split in four come November. Here’s why Tuesday’s special election still matters.
pa-preview.jpg-cutout
Here are 7 differences Republicans must resolve between their tax bills
reconciliation-cutout
The least distinguished careers in NBA history
worst-nba.jpg-cutout
11 days after a major quake, Mexico battered again
mex-quake.jpg-cutout
Can you guess where these Confederate monuments were built?
monument-quiz-cutout
Trump's First 100 Days
trump-100-days-cutout
Does your team botch the NFL draft? Find out here
nfl-draft-values-cutout
Ricky Williams’s Awful NFL Contract Never Gave Him A Chance
ricky-williams.jpg-cutout
The Best MLB Teams Of All-Time, According To Elo
best-mlb-cutout
Is Uber Making Rush Hour Traffic Worse?
uber-rushhour-cutout
The Complete History Of The NBA
nba-history-cutout
How Madden Ratings Are Made
madden-ratings-cutout
Nobody Knows How Many Americans The Police Kill Each Year
police-killings-cutout
Feel Old With Our "How Many Pro Athletes Are Younger Than You?" Tool
sports-ages-cutout
Do Colder NFL Games Have Fewer Penalties?
cold-weather-cutout
Are College Sports In The Midst Of A "Shaq Boom"?
shaq-cutout
A Map Of The Most Absurd Team-Name Migrations In Sports
migrations-cutout
Information plus 2018 keynote
information-plus-cutout
How many days has it been since a high-profile departure from the Trump administration?
trump-turnover.jpg-cutout
Thousands of Virginians may have voted in the wrong state House districts
virginia-districts-cutout
What 'tech world' did you grow up in?
tech-world-cutout
Some tax breaks are for the rich. Others for the poor. Which are for you?
tax-breaks-cutout
Can you guess where these Confederate monuments were built?
monument-quiz-cutout
Trump Jr.’s Russia meeting: What we know and when we learned it
trump-jr.jpg-cutout
Trump's First 100 Days
trump-100-days-cutout
2016 College Football Predictions
college-football-cutout
Southeast Asia Is Having Its Best Olympics Ever
se-asia-cutout
Gun Deaths In America
gun-deaths-cutout
Uber Is Taking Millions Of Manhattan Rides Away From Taxis
uber-manhattan-cutout
The Complete History Of The NBA
nba-history-cutout
Which City Has The Most Unpredictable Weather?
predictable-weather-cutout
Reexamining Residency Requirements For Police Officers
residency-requirements-cutout
When Did Nazi Insults Spike On Twitter During USA-Germany?
nazi-soccer-cutout
Feel Old With Our "How Many Pro Athletes Are Younger Than You?" Tool
sports-ages-cutout
How Hollywood Has Destroyed America
hollywood-disasters-cutout
Superbowl: What Time Is the Super Bowl in One Amazing Chart
superbowl-time-cutout
How The Braves' Atlanta Exodus Compares With Other MLB Moves
stadium-moves-cutout
Stop Calling Gezi Park A "Small Green Space"
gezi-cutout
The Story Of The Small Regional Conference That Swallowed Up The Continent
conference-swallowed-cutout
This underdog candidate ran in nine Senate primaries and lost them all
rocky-de-la-fuente.jpg-cutout
PA-18 will be split in four come November. Here’s why Tuesday’s special election still matters.
pa-preview.jpg-cutout
Will your taxes go up or down in 2018 under the new tax bill?
good-tax-calculator.jpg-cutout
How Virginia went from blue to red and back again
va-gov-cutout
11 days after a major quake, Mexico battered again
mex-quake.jpg-cutout
The Colin Kaepernick tracker
kaepernick-tracker-cutout
How Trump is changing America’s foreign policy
trump-alliances-cutout
Does your team botch the NFL draft? Find out here
nfl-draft-values-cutout
Where Do Clinton And Trump Have The Most Upside?
vote-shift-cutout
2016 Election Forecast
general-forecast-cutout
2016 March Madness Predictions
march-madness-cutout
The Complete History Of The NFL
nfl-history-cutout
How Madden Ratings Are Made
madden-ratings-cutout
Allegations Of Police Misconduct Rarely Result In Charges
police-misconduct-cutout
Nobody Knows How Many Americans The Police Kill Each Year
police-killings-cutout
Whose Good Life Are These Coffee Shops "Positive Markers" Of?
coffee-shops-cutout
Has Figure Skating Maxed Out In Difficulty?
figure-skating-cutout
Do Colder NFL Games Have Fewer Penalties?
cold-weather-cutout
A Map Of The Most Absurd Team-Name Migrations In Sports
migrations-cutout
One of the World Cup’s best goals was even crazier than you thought
expected-goals-cutout
Will the 2018 midterms flip the House?
midterm-waves.jpg-cutout
No other president has said these words in an annual address to Congress
sotu-words.jpg-cutout
Here are 7 differences Republicans must resolve between their tax bills
reconciliation-cutout
The least distinguished careers in NBA history
worst-nba.jpg-cutout
How the Nationals built maybe their strongest roster ever, piece by piece
nats-roster.jpg-cutout
New driver’s license requirements are coming to U.S. airports. Is your state ready?
realid.jpg-cutout
Houston’s ‘Wild West’ growth
houston-planning-cutout
‘This deal will make me look terrible’: Full transcripts of Trump’s calls with Mexico and Australia
trump-transcripts.jpg-cutout
Ricky Williams’s Awful NFL Contract Never Gave Him A Chance
ricky-williams.jpg-cutout
Which Olympic Sport Is Hardest On Its Goalies?
olympic-goalies-cutout
The Best MLB Teams Of All-Time, According To Elo
best-mlb-cutout
The Complete History Of MLB
mlb-history-cutout
Is Uber Making Rush Hour Traffic Worse?
uber-rushhour-cutout
Should Prison Sentences Be Based On Crimes That Haven’t Been Committed Yet?
risk-assessment-cutout
The NFC South Isn’t The Worst Division In NFL History
worst-division-cutout
2014 Senate Forecast
senate-forecast-cutout
How Your City’s Public Transit Stacks Up
public-transit-cutout
Which Words Are Used To Describe White And Black NFL Prospects?
draft-words-cutout
The Durant-LeBron Arms Race Is Real—And Statistically Unprecedented
durant-lebron-cutout
Vote For Mike Timlin, World Champion Of Baseball
mike-timlin-cutout
Are College Sports In The Midst Of A "Shaq Boom"?
shaq-cutout
Is Your State's Highest-Paid Employee A Coach? (Probably)
highest-paid-cutout
Information plus 2018 keynote
information-plus-cutout
One of the World Cup’s best goals was even crazier than you thought
expected-goals-cutout
How many days has it been since a high-profile departure from the Trump administration?
trump-turnover.jpg-cutout
No other president has said these words in an annual address to Congress
sotu-words.jpg-cutout
Will your taxes go up or down in 2018 under the new tax bill?
good-tax-calculator.jpg-cutout
How Virginia went from blue to red and back again
va-gov-cutout
The least distinguished careers in NBA history
worst-nba.jpg-cutout
Some tax breaks are for the rich. Others for the poor. Which are for you?
tax-breaks-cutout
The Colin Kaepernick tracker
kaepernick-tracker-cutout
‘This deal will make me look terrible’: Full transcripts of Trump’s calls with Mexico and Australia
trump-transcripts.jpg-cutout
Trump's First 100 Days
trump-100-days-cutout
2016 College Football Predictions
college-football-cutout
Ricky Williams’s Awful NFL Contract Never Gave Him A Chance
ricky-williams.jpg-cutout
Gun Deaths In America
gun-deaths-cutout
The Best MLB Teams Of All-Time, According To Elo
best-mlb-cutout
Is Uber Making Rush Hour Traffic Worse?
uber-rushhour-cutout
Uber Is Taking Millions Of Manhattan Rides Away From Taxis
uber-manhattan-cutout
The Complete History Of The NBA
nba-history-cutout
How Madden Ratings Are Made
madden-ratings-cutout
Allegations Of Police Misconduct Rarely Result In Charges
police-misconduct-cutout
Reexamining Residency Requirements For Police Officers
residency-requirements-cutout
How Your City’s Public Transit Stacks Up
public-transit-cutout
When Did Nazi Insults Spike On Twitter During USA-Germany?
nazi-soccer-cutout
Feel Old With Our "How Many Pro Athletes Are Younger Than You?" Tool
sports-ages-cutout
Whose Good Life Are These Coffee Shops "Positive Markers" Of?
coffee-shops-cutout
Has Figure Skating Maxed Out In Difficulty?
figure-skating-cutout
Superbowl: What Time Is the Super Bowl in One Amazing Chart
superbowl-time-cutout
Vote For Mike Timlin, World Champion Of Baseball
mike-timlin-cutout
Is Your State's Highest-Paid Employee A Coach? (Probably)
highest-paid-cutout
This underdog candidate ran in nine Senate primaries and lost them all
rocky-de-la-fuente.jpg-cutout
Will the 2018 midterms flip the House?
midterm-waves.jpg-cutout
PA-18 will be split in four come November. Here’s why Tuesday’s special election still matters.
pa-preview.jpg-cutout
Thousands of Virginians may have voted in the wrong state House districts
virginia-districts-cutout
Here are 7 differences Republicans must resolve between their tax bills
reconciliation-cutout
What 'tech world' did you grow up in?
tech-world-cutout
How the Nationals built maybe their strongest roster ever, piece by piece
nats-roster.jpg-cutout
11 days after a major quake, Mexico battered again
mex-quake.jpg-cutout
New driver’s license requirements are coming to U.S. airports. Is your state ready?
realid.jpg-cutout
Houston’s ‘Wild West’ growth
houston-planning-cutout
Can you guess where these Confederate monuments were built?
monument-quiz-cutout
Trump Jr.’s Russia meeting: What we know and when we learned it
trump-jr.jpg-cutout
How Trump is changing America’s foreign policy
trump-alliances-cutout
Does your team botch the NFL draft? Find out here
nfl-draft-values-cutout
Where Do Clinton And Trump Have The Most Upside?
vote-shift-cutout
Southeast Asia Is Having Its Best Olympics Ever
se-asia-cutout
Which Olympic Sport Is Hardest On Its Goalies?
olympic-goalies-cutout
2016 Election Forecast
general-forecast-cutout
The Complete History Of MLB
mlb-history-cutout
2016 March Madness Predictions
march-madness-cutout
The Complete History Of The NFL
nfl-history-cutout
Should Prison Sentences Be Based On Crimes That Haven’t Been Committed Yet?
risk-assessment-cutout
The NFC South Isn’t The Worst Division In NFL History
worst-division-cutout
Which City Has The Most Unpredictable Weather?
predictable-weather-cutout
2014 Senate Forecast
senate-forecast-cutout
Nobody Knows How Many Americans The Police Kill Each Year
police-killings-cutout
Which Words Are Used To Describe White And Black NFL Prospects?
draft-words-cutout
How Hollywood Has Destroyed America
hollywood-disasters-cutout
The Durant-LeBron Arms Race Is Real—And Statistically Unprecedented
durant-lebron-cutout
Do Colder NFL Games Have Fewer Penalties?
cold-weather-cutout
How The Braves' Atlanta Exodus Compares With Other MLB Moves
stadium-moves-cutout
Are College Sports In The Midst Of A "Shaq Boom"?
shaq-cutout
Stop Calling Gezi Park A "Small Green Space"
gezi-cutout
The Story Of The Small Regional Conference That Swallowed Up The Continent
conference-swallowed-cutout
A Map Of The Most Absurd Team-Name Migrations In Sports
migrations-cutout
Information plus 2018 keynote
information-plus-cutout
This underdog candidate ran in nine Senate primaries and lost them all
rocky-de-la-fuente.jpg-cutout
One of the World Cup’s best goals was even crazier than you thought
expected-goals-cutout
Will the 2018 midterms flip the House?
midterm-waves.jpg-cutout
How many days has it been since a high-profile departure from the Trump administration?
trump-turnover.jpg-cutout
PA-18 will be split in four come November. Here’s why Tuesday’s special election still matters.
pa-preview.jpg-cutout
No other president has said these words in an annual address to Congress
sotu-words.jpg-cutout
Thousands of Virginians may have voted in the wrong state House districts
virginia-districts-cutout
Will your taxes go up or down in 2018 under the new tax bill?
good-tax-calculator.jpg-cutout
Here are 7 differences Republicans must resolve between their tax bills
reconciliation-cutout
What 'tech world' did you grow up in?
tech-world-cutout
How Virginia went from blue to red and back again
va-gov-cutout
The least distinguished careers in NBA history
worst-nba.jpg-cutout
How the Nationals built maybe their strongest roster ever, piece by piece
nats-roster.jpg-cutout
Some tax breaks are for the rich. Others for the poor. Which are for you?
tax-breaks-cutout
11 days after a major quake, Mexico battered again
mex-quake.jpg-cutout
New driver’s license requirements are coming to U.S. airports. Is your state ready?
realid.jpg-cutout
The Colin Kaepernick tracker
kaepernick-tracker-cutout
Houston’s ‘Wild West’ growth
houston-planning-cutout
Can you guess where these Confederate monuments were built?
monument-quiz-cutout
‘This deal will make me look terrible’: Full transcripts of Trump’s calls with Mexico and Australia
trump-transcripts.jpg-cutout
Trump Jr.’s Russia meeting: What we know and when we learned it
trump-jr.jpg-cutout
How Trump is changing America’s foreign policy
trump-alliances-cutout
Trump's First 100 Days
trump-100-days-cutout
Does your team botch the NFL draft? Find out here
nfl-draft-values-cutout
2016 College Football Predictions
college-football-cutout
Where Do Clinton And Trump Have The Most Upside?
vote-shift-cutout
Ricky Williams’s Awful NFL Contract Never Gave Him A Chance
ricky-williams.jpg-cutout
Southeast Asia Is Having Its Best Olympics Ever
se-asia-cutout
Which Olympic Sport Is Hardest On Its Goalies?
olympic-goalies-cutout
Gun Deaths In America
gun-deaths-cutout
2016 Election Forecast
general-forecast-cutout
The Best MLB Teams Of All-Time, According To Elo
best-mlb-cutout
The Complete History Of MLB
mlb-history-cutout
2016 March Madness Predictions
march-madness-cutout
Is Uber Making Rush Hour Traffic Worse?
uber-rushhour-cutout
Uber Is Taking Millions Of Manhattan Rides Away From Taxis
uber-manhattan-cutout
The Complete History Of The NFL
nfl-history-cutout
Should Prison Sentences Be Based On Crimes That Haven’t Been Committed Yet?
risk-assessment-cutout
The Complete History Of The NBA
nba-history-cutout
How Madden Ratings Are Made
madden-ratings-cutout
The NFC South Isn’t The Worst Division In NFL History
worst-division-cutout
Which City Has The Most Unpredictable Weather?
predictable-weather-cutout
Allegations Of Police Misconduct Rarely Result In Charges
police-misconduct-cutout
2014 Senate Forecast
senate-forecast-cutout
Reexamining Residency Requirements For Police Officers
residency-requirements-cutout
Nobody Knows How Many Americans The Police Kill Each Year
police-killings-cutout
How Your City’s Public Transit Stacks Up
public-transit-cutout
When Did Nazi Insults Spike On Twitter During USA-Germany?
nazi-soccer-cutout
Which Words Are Used To Describe White And Black NFL Prospects?
draft-words-cutout
Feel Old With Our "How Many Pro Athletes Are Younger Than You?" Tool
sports-ages-cutout
Whose Good Life Are These Coffee Shops "Positive Markers" Of?
coffee-shops-cutout
How Hollywood Has Destroyed America
hollywood-disasters-cutout
Has Figure Skating Maxed Out In Difficulty?
figure-skating-cutout
The Durant-LeBron Arms Race Is Real—And Statistically Unprecedented
durant-lebron-cutout
Superbowl: What Time Is the Super Bowl in One Amazing Chart
superbowl-time-cutout
Do Colder NFL Games Have Fewer Penalties?
cold-weather-cutout
Vote For Mike Timlin, World Champion Of Baseball
mike-timlin-cutout
How The Braves' Atlanta Exodus Compares With Other MLB Moves
stadium-moves-cutout
Are College Sports In The Midst Of A "Shaq Boom"?
shaq-cutout
Stop Calling Gezi Park A "Small Green Space"
gezi-cutout
Is Your State's Highest-Paid Employee A Coach? (Probably)
highest-paid-cutout
The Story Of The Small Regional Conference That Swallowed Up The Continent
conference-swallowed-cutout
A Map Of The Most Absurd Team-Name Migrations In Sports
migrations-cutout