OTL Election maps resources thread

Discussion in 'Alternate History Maps and Graphics' started by Thande, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. MoralisticCommunist Well-Known Member

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    Nice work! I'd say the lines are fine as is, though they could be better if they were a bit thicker. And the colors for Fratelli d'Italia and Lega Nord are too close IMHO, I'd suggest lightening one or both of them.
     
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  2. Nanwe Freedom for Tabarnia

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    Duly noted - I'll think of a different pattern then.
     
  3. Oryxslayer Electoral Calculator

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    Couple comments. On borders, the grey-scale is your friend. This is something that you as a mapper need to decide about. This decision should probably be done at the end, so you can see how the map looks. Every map and it's color scheme has an ideal border hue - white, black, or somewhere in between, and it's your job to find it. Right now, the divider between some of the Lower Chamber seats is hard to see, particularly in piedmont, and I image it gets worse with size.

    MPs are good, it will also get easier to distinguish them once you get a key in place. Though the right probably won't mong being raised a few saturation points, once again, they all blend towards black from a distance right now.

    Also, you are setting yourself up to fail with a line and designation for each higher level juristiction. Italy has so many of these that it would just get confusing. My suggestion is to have header designations for state regions, with lines, and then subdesignations for each of the sub-regions, perhaps with a key to help the viewer know which is which.
     
  4. CoDurham Member

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    Is there a blank US House map as of 2016 somewhere in this thread or on the wiki? I cannot for the life of me find one.
     
  5. kodak Bain Marxist

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  6. Alex Richards A mapper I, from near Dar-bai. Donor

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  7. Thande a special man who knows these things Donor

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    Worcestershire unusually has results and maps going back to at least the 90s on its website, so I want to do those at some point just to take advantage of it.
     
  8. TheHambone12 Member

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    I still gotta update Pennsylvania. Since they've redrawn their CDs and all.
     
  9. Deblano Bill Weld 2020

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  10. Fed That Colombian Guy

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    The Colombian legislative elections of 2018 (in this case only the lower house):

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  11. Alex Richards A mapper I, from near Dar-bai. Donor

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  12. Thande a special man who knows these things Donor

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    I haven't been posting maps for a bit as I am collating all the data before I begin, but I am alphabetically up to Kingston-on-Thames now in London boroughs.
     
  13. kodak Bain Marxist

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    Do you still have this tutorial image?
     
  14. Nanwe Freedom for Tabarnia

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    Finally finished the Italian map - I haven't yet changed the FdI colours, although I will do it once I also write the description - which might have to wait a bit since tomorrow I'm going to Brussels.

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  15. Thande a special man who knows these things Donor

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    Very nice work @Nanwe !

    The lines in the north still seem a bit too spidery, but I'm blowed if I can think of a better way of doing it, and the important thing is it doesn't obscure the overall national picture - which it doesn't.
     
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  16. Oryxslayer Electoral Calculator

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    Couple of rough maps I made for Atlas ahead of the Illinois Primary - R vs D primary votes mapped by county and congressional districts D v R, in both 2016 Presidential and 2014 Gubernatorial. The maps were created quickly with little care for quality, so the district map for instance is just a recolored DRA screenshot.
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  17. Oryxslayer Electoral Calculator

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    Follow-up to my previous post, analysis's of Illinois election Results:

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    ^ This one was hell to create, had to go around to each county board for a bunch of districts, discovered a bunch of well...weird ones.

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  18. Analytical Engine Monarchist Collectivist Federalist

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    My word, Chicago is very Democratic. :eek:

    Though, that could just as well be a map of the level of corruption in the city. :biggrin:
     
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  19. Utgard96 basically a load of twaddle about freedom

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    Today in sentences that demonstrate the value of proper capitalisation.
     
  20. Analytical Engine Monarchist Collectivist Federalist

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    Ok, fine, nitpicker-person. :winkytongue: