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Some election maps

I鈥檝e been terribly bored recently, and have been occupying myself by trying out a way i came up with of mapping out elections 鈥 a compromise of sorts between geographic maps (which don鈥檛 always show the whole picture) and cartograms (which tend to be butt-ugly).

I chose to map out 2019鈥檚 results in the North East to get a feel of things:

A map showing the most recent general election as it was in North East England, with Labour winning a majority of seats

New Zealand is relatively small, so i figured it would be the best choice for the first full country:

And, finally, the most recent council election in good old Northumberland1:

A map showing the results of an election in Northumberland, with the Conservatives winning

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