The categories: Current affairs & politics

2017's shiny new category – CURRENT AFFAIRS & POLITICS – is the place for innovative dataviz & infographics based on news, politics, finance, & economics.

For your viewing pleasure, winning entries in these topics 2012-2016.



Government Spending by Guardian data and graphics teams



Bloomberg Billionaires Index by Bloomberg Visual Data

GED VIZ: Visualizing Global Economic Relations by Jan Arpe

U.S. Gun Deaths by Periscopic

Politicians' Salaries and Income Inequality by Ahmad Barclay, Joumana Al Jabri, Naji El Mir, Ramzi Jaber, and Zahraa Mortada

Global Warning by Derek Kim



The Depth of the Problem by The Washington Post



The Counted: People Killed by Police in the United States in 2015 by Jon Swaine, Oliver Laughland, Jamiles Lartey, Ciara McCarthy, Kenan Davis, Rich Harris, Nadja Popovich, Kenton Powell

The Rise of Partisanship in the U.S. House of Representatives by Mauro Martino, Clio Andris

Job Market Tracker by Andrew Van Dam, Renee Lightner

Migration in the Census and in the News by CLEVER°FRANKE, University of Sheffield, The Migration Observatory, VisualisingData

Rent, Salary and Price of Houses by The Visual Agency



Gun Deaths In America by FiveThirtyEight

Income Inequality in Los Angeles and Chicago by Herwig Scherabon

2016 Election Forecast by FiveThirtyEight

The sum of the parts by Alberto Lucas López

IBM Watson News Explorer by IBM

What's your pay gap? by Lam Thuy Vo, Jessia Ma and Paul Overberg

The Math of Mass Shootings by The Washington Post

Crime in Context by Gabriel Dance and Tom Meagher

Spies in the Skies by Peter Aldhous and Charles Seife


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