A graphics editor at The New York Times.

Stuttgart 21: Referendum vs. Election results

In Germany, there was quite a debate about the rebuilding of the Stuttgart main train station known as “Stuttgart 21″. Recently, people got the chance to vote for or against the rebuilding in a referendum.

This graphic opposes the results of this referendum to the results of the latest election in order to explore correlation between party preferences and position in the Stuttgart21 debate.

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December 2011