This extremely rare, hard-copy map of Los Angeles is more than just a confusing jumble of numbers; it shows off the city’s townships and their precincts (or voting districts), and it also delineates districts like county supervisor, state assembly, United States Senate, and United State Congress.
Trump’s talk of a rigged election? Republicans built that.
Via @WRAL: Group shows way to drawing voting districts without partisan…
Texas lawmakers illegally drew three voting districts on racial lines, court rules
Texas lawmakers illegally drew three voting districts on racial lines, court rules | Reuters
North Carolina has a long history of lawmakers drawing voting districts in ways that weaken the political power of voters, especially Black voters. Drawing bad districts can disenfranchise voters, just like the Jim Crow poll tax and North Carolina’s recent election changes that a court said “target African Americans with almost surgical precision.” The current NC General Assembly districts were drawn to pack Black voters into a small number of districts and also separate them from...
Supercomputers vs. gerrymandering: Data could be the next key to creating fair state voting districts
Courts may soon have new tools by which to determine if a voting district has been drawn unfairly