One of the major topics of 2020 was the presidential election in the United States of America. After I already illustrated two explanatory articles for Der Tagesspiegel regarding the US election, I was also asked to do an illustration for an online article about absentee voting in Berlin.
A few days before the US election it is still not yet certain if Donald Trump or Joe Biden will win. But the decision is not only made in the US, it is also happening all around the world, as there are millions of voters abroad – about 120.000 in Germany.
The article written by Elisabeth Binder looks at Berlin, which is home to about 21.000 people who are entitled to vote in the US election 2020: Who are they, who are they voting for and why?