political wall paper of Germany


Election results have recently been a hot topic in Germany with the past elections in the federal state of Northrhine-Westphalia. I used this occasion to finish an idea I had in mind for a while: Visualise the last election results as a bivariate stripe pattern. The method as such is not new however taking the voters turnout as second variable adds some spice to it.  Looks a bit like a 70’s wallpaper, doesn’t it?

The term “others” refers to the accumulated share of all votes for parties that did not reach 5% of the votes (threshold to gain a parliament seat).

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