March 31, 2017

Teen Vogue: Everything You Need to Know About Gerrymandering

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By Emma Sarran Webster

Teen Vogue

 

We recently learned that Barack Obama may return to politics, to take on the issue of gerrymandering. According to Politico, Eric Holder, who served as Obama’s attorney general, said the former president is looking to help the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) produce more fair congressional maps in the 2021 redistricting process. Wondering what exactly gerrymandering is, aside from being a word you remember hearing in your AP history class? Here’s what you should know about the issue that’s big enough to reel Obama back into politics.

 

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