More examples about what have been done for the elections...
EL TIEMPO (Colombia)
Yhey used an XML based map on their web
The online version is accessible here.
This was the graphic published as preview for the election night, explaning the polls and the electoral system.
THE VIRGINIAN PILOT (USA)
Bob Voros made this complete electoral colleges guide.
SOUTH FLORIDA SUTH SENTINEL (USA)
The collegues of the Miami based newspapers uploadedsome examples at their blog, News Illustrated.
This one about the electronic or paper vote
A link to an online graphic with the Florida results.
And the promise of a big graphic on his sunday page News Illustrated (which gave the name for the blog) with a detailed analysis of the results. They have this thumb image availaible.
And here you are another place summarizing electoral maps, infosthetics