March 11, 2017

The Hill: Gerrymandering: Time To Think Outside The Box

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By Shany Mor

The Hill 

 

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the practice of politics in America cannot begin to repair itself without addressing the problem of gerrymandered Congressional districts. And yet the solutions on offer are remarkably modest.

Perhaps we should be thinking outside the box, especially once it has taken on the shape of Latin earmuffs or a fork-tongued salamander—to name just two famous district shapes.  We are so accustomed to geographical districts electing one congressperson each by a plurality vote that it is reasonable to assume this is universally the case throughout the Union.

 

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