2,924 electoral divisions (Rallings C. & Thrasher M., 1989) projected upon the electoral triangle with two-way contests drawn as histograms on the sides and uncontested wins as lines at the corners, circle size is in proportion to the total vote — software by author on an Archimedes computer.
By the end of the decade the sickle had become a wedge. The 1980s have resulted in a dramatic political re-polarization of the country. In just the eight years shown here we see a dramatic change in the political map, which may well reflect the emergence of a new social order.
Third print from a series of nine.