The Municipios Map

Quico says: Turns out somebody on Wikipedia also thought of mapping the 2007 referendum results, but at the municipal level. (Hat tip: Kepler.) This map makes the opposition’s problem with rural voters even more stark. (Click to enlarge – Yellow = Sí on Block A, No on Block B) By my count, the government won…

The Municipios Map

Quico says: Turns out somebody on Wikipedia also thought of mapping the 2007 referendum results, but at the municipal level. (Hat tip: Kepler.) This map makes the opposition’s problem with rural voters even more stark. (Click to enlarge – Yellow = Sí on Block A, No on Block B) By my count, the government won…

States to Watch Out For

Quico says: So, what would count as a “good” result for the opposition in the State and Local elections on November 23rd? How many states can we expect to win? What’s the baseline here? One somewhat crude but handy way to approach that is to look at the results of the Constitutional Reform Referendum held…

States to Watch Out For

Quico says: So, what would count as a “good” result for the opposition in the State and Local elections on November 23rd? How many states can we expect to win? What’s the baseline here? One somewhat crude but handy way to approach that is to look at the results of the Constitutional Reform Referendum held…

Municipios to watch out for

Quico says: When it comes to local races, it’s even harder to know where to look. 335 mayors are going to be elected on November 23rd, way more than anyone sane could keep track of. So where should we be focusing on? This little table shows the 27 key urban municipios in Venezuela, together with…