First Panera post of the summer!

Hi everyone! This is my first blog post for the summer and I’m excited to discuss some of my project’s progress.

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Abstract: Analyzing the Panera Theory through Mathematical Modeling

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to start my research, as my passion for both mathematics and government lend themselves well to this project. My abstract for my freshman Monroe summer research is as follows:

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Drawing the Party Line: History and Technology

To start off my first update, here’s a picture of what might be the first case of gerrymandering.

A brief apology for the henrymandering joke, which was also made in a WashPo article by interviewee C. Douglas Smith, who once judged my We the People unit group and is a genuinely very nice man. Sorry I stole your joke, Mr. Smith.

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Drawing the Party Line: Gerrymandering in Virginia

In 2016, a panel of federal judges redrew the congressional voting districts of Virginia and changed the way that we vote. Since then, multiple challenges have been raised by different congressional representatives and nonprofit organizations. What’s wrong with Virginia districts? Why does redistricting draw so much ire? What can be done about it?

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