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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