Historical Regional Voting Pattern in Past Zambia Presidential Elections

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 [1], collated the data and then mapped regional (district-level) results, just as I did in for the 2011 results [2]. I thought it was funny that back in 1991,  Kenneth Kaunda ONLY had majority votes in Eastern Province.

I thought an animated GIF would be more appealing in visually presenting the results; incidentally, I was surprised as to how easy it is to do this using ImageMagic [3]. I have also included a gallery of the individual results.

Animated GIF

Historical Regional Voting Pattern (1991-2011)
Historical Regional Voting Pattern

Results Trend Gallery

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[1] http://www.elections.org.zm/past_election_results.php
[2] http://lightonphiri.org/blog/mapping-the-zambia-2011-elections-results-using-google-fusion-tables
[3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphics_Interchange_Format
[4] http://www.imagemagick.org