Visualising electoral data again
Obviously with the results of the general election announced my mind turns to analysis and visualisation. I had/have been looking at this for a while, and here are my notes. Actually this is an index entry as much of what I had found is catalogued in the two related posts below/overleaf. …
The ONS offer tools visualising facts by constituency
I had another look at this in 2021. I have found the following links,
- https://open-innovations.org/blog/2017-05-08-mapping-election-with-hexes, an opening page at odileeds, mainly about why hexagons.
- https://open-innovations.org/projects/hexmaps/ge2019/ this is the 2019 GE with popups on the constituencies, %CODE3%
- https://open-innovations.org/blog/2017-05-08-mapping-election-with-hexes or how Leeds got there! They point at the hexmap of constituencies, and the code that does the 2015 and other results.
- https://github.com/jbaileyh/geogrid claims to be a tool that generates the cartograms from HexJson. It does and works from a .csv spreadsheet. I used this colour picker to get the colour hex codes.
- A document on HexJSON and how to write it.
So I made a hexmap, it’s not finished yet.
- I used this page to generate the hexmap in json.
tspan entity. I would like to offer a popup box rather than use this tool.
The latter link has the following links,