When it comes to maps of the results of Australia’s same-sex marriage referendum (or, to be more precise, postal survey), it’s a mixed bag. At the official end, the Australian Bureau of Statistics provides infographics, but no maps. The Sydney Morning Herald provides a map of the results by district (see screenshot above), but it’s boolean (yes/no) rather than a choropleth or heat map. For that, you’ll want to look at The Australian’s interactive map (they also have a map showing yes/no by constituency, centred on Sydney, whose western districts voted against the most).
Finally, this map by “lunatic map maker” Matthew Isbell is making the rounds; I want to make sure he’s correctly attributed.
Australia's citizens have voted YES on marriage equality. Map of the results is below. ?? ?️? #MarriageEquality #AustraliaSaysYes #AustraliaSaidYES pic.twitter.com/BDu1DaWGVg
— ?Matthew Isbell? (@mcimaps) November 15, 2017
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