Election 2018 maps powered by TPL Maps on DAWN.com
Pakistan’s first mapping company TPL Maps and the most visited English news site Dawn.com collaborate to bring real time election result updates on mobile phones.
Pakistan is a country with about half of the population is using mobile phones. There are approximately 150 million mobile users, of which 56 million are 3G/4G subscribers. To ensure that users are provided a better visual of the Elections 2018 results, Dawn.com and TPL Maps designed a map which ensure updates in real time.
Keeping in mind the surge in the voter bank for this year’s election for increased smart phone users. Dawn.com and TPL Maps jointly developed a real time election map tool. This will satisfy the need of smart phone users for election updates. This tool provides complete analysis of elections.
This tool by TPL Maps provides accurate National Assembly seats constituency’s demarcation. Importantly, it allows to compare results and party positions of last three elections with current elections results. Besides that, the live map provides the voter turnout according to the constituency you select, along with providing the number of votes each candidate has won.
For die hard election followers, this map will show them the results using different search criteria. It provides results based on political parties contesting in a specific constituency. Therefore, it can be compared to previous election results of the same. Certainly, the users will enjoy to compare results of candidates as per current and previous elections.
Speaking at the launch of TPL Maps on Dawn.com, Jahanzaib Haque the Chief Digital Strategist & Editor at DAWN.com said,
“Our experience with TPL Maps has been exceptional – we could not have asked for a better partner for this project. Most noteworthy, they managed to deliver an interactive map that not only surpassed other local efforts, but also matched if not exceeded election maps produced by some of the best news organizations globally. And they did it in record time. Multiple iterations sometimes delivered within hours based on editorial requirements and feedback.”
“In particular we were happy to have found a Pakistani maps company to work with us.”
The electoral maps can easily accessible at: www.dawn.com/elections/map/