Monthly Archives: Mai 2019

Neither by district nor by neighbourhood: two cartograms so that the election maps do not lie to you

Barcelona en Comú won 6 of the 10 districts of the city. Esquerra Republicana has done so in 30 of the 73 neighbourhoods. But election maps showing the winner by area often hide a more complex reality. We show two maps that adjust the sizes of their areas to its population and their colours to the percentage of votes to see how the parties are distributed in Barcelona

Only 30% political parties lists for the local election are headed by women

Gender inequalities at the top of the electoral lists vary in different parties, increasing in smaller villages, where men reach three quarters of the list