The Political Compass was one of the key sources of inspiration for us, as it provides a really interesting insight into where political parties or candidates sit in relation to each other, and where you sit relative to them too! It’s even more interesting to see parties from different countries together, like we’ve done below using their data!

The Political Compass provides a method of categorising your political ideology in 2-dimensions. Rather than defining yourself as ‘right’ or ‘left’, ‘liberal’ or ‘conservative’, the Compass does both at once, giving a richer understanding of political persuasion.

Here’s a thingy that shows how it’s part of the game