More maps! This time around, we have generated historical maps for regional presidential election results. We think this provides a better understanding of regional voting patterns over the years. For each of the presidential elections held between 1991 and 2016, we visualise the final regional (READ: provincial) outcomes and, additionally, results by electoral administrative boundaries (READ: constituencies). (more…)
We finally got our hands on the most recent Shapefiles . Also, a few weeks back, we got our hands on the official Electoral Commission of Zambia presidential election results  and did some really basic analysis. So we decided to visualise the results. No commentary here, just maps… and more maps. (more…)
Cheating in student programming tasks manifests in various forms; sharing the same piece of code is one such way. While there are a number of ways of detecting source code similarity, using Moss (Measure of Software Similarity) —a plagiarism detection SaaS system—is one potentially viable and effective method of doing so. It is “fast, easy to use, and free” [1, 2]. (more…)
So the Electoral Commission of Zambia finally published  the comprehensive results of the just ended presidential by-elections. I decided to put up this post as a follow up to my previous posts on past presidential elections held in Zambia. Quite shocking how the voting pattern split the country into two. (more…)
Wanting to do something ‘worthwhile’ while procrastinating—no pun intended, I dug into the past six—1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2008 and 2011—Zambian presidential election results , collated the data and then mapped regional (district-level) results, just as I did in for the 2011 results . I thought it was funny that back in 1991, Kenneth Kaunda ONLY had majority votes in Eastern Province.