Chris Alcantara

Washington, D.C.

Graphics reporter
Chris Alcantara is a graphics reporter at The Washington Post, where he's worked since 2016.
Latest from Chris Alcantara

Is it time to upgrade your smartphone? Our quiz can help you decide.

Should you upgrade your smartphone? Take our quiz.

May 13, 2023

    Think you can tame the national debt? Play our budget game.

    Cutting the national debt isn't easy. The U.S. inherited a debt of $31 trillion. Without any changes, it’s projected to grow to a whopping $52 trillion by the end of the next decade.

    May 12, 2023

    Are you ableist? Take our quiz to learn more about disability bias.

    Can you recognize when you’re being ableist? Even well-meaning people can exhibit unconscious bias against people with disabilities.

    April 12, 2023

      Calculate how much more mortgages will cost as interest rates rise

      See the difference in monthly costs between a typical mortgage signed today and one signed just a few months ago.

      March 16, 2023

      Follow the 600-mile front line between Ukrainian and Russian forces

      Over the last year, the war has morphed from a multi-front invasion to a conflict of attrition largely concentrated along a 600-mile stretch in the east and south.

      February 21, 2023

      The most popular people names for dogs

      Do you have a dog's name? See what the data says.

      December 16, 2022

      How different groups voted according to exit polls and AP VoteCast

      Exit polls 2022: See how various groups across the country voted for Congress in the midterm elections by reviewing data from the network exit poll conducted by Edison Research and the AP VoteCast poll.

      November 10, 2022
      • Analysis

      Meet the mega-donors pumping millions into the 2022 midterms

      The 50 biggest donors this cycle have collectively pumped $1.1 billion into political committees and other groups competing in the 2022 elections.

      October 24, 2022

        Mapping the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

        Covid-19 case rates remain high as the world grapples with unequal vaccine rollouts and new variants.

        June 28, 2022

        State gun-control laws surge after high-profile mass shootings

        While Congress has failed to heed demands from Democratic governors and state lawmakers for new gun-control legislation, hundreds of measures have passed in such moments in statehouses across the country.

        June 14, 2022