More election toys

Yes, this is fun. The Guardian have got a snazzy map of constituencies (PDF file) — but the interesting bit is the more proportionate ‘dot map’ in the top right corner. It is very strange seeing the SNP in blue, but I suppose it’s not as if you’re going to confuse them with the Conservatives on a map of Scotland.

BBC News have their usual zoom-a-rama Flash effort to go alongside the Swingometer and the excellent poll tracker. Another fabulous addition is the seat calculator. It’s a bit like those Budget calculators you get though — not very useful really. It does highlight the extent to which Labour is the only party that benefits from the First Past the Post system though (try giving all the parties 25% for instance).

Qwghlm’s map is still the best though.

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