The Cartogram

Quico says: Lets face it: the standard results map is depressing to look at. Just too much red. Of course, most of those red states have more cows than people. Make the size of each state proportional to its actual (human) population, and you get:

Where Distrito Capital is shown half-and-half since PSUV controls the municipality and the opposition the Alcaldía Mayor.

Isn’t that better?

Here’s the same thing shown on a chromatic scale linked to PSUV’s vote share, ranging from rojo-rojito to a paler shade of oligarch:

[A massive hat-tip to Dónall Ó Murchadha, who put his superior GIS skills to good use making this for us!]