gerrymandering-reform

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Report: Pa. at ‘moderate risk’ for partisan gerrymandering | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 8, 2021

The nationwide report by the advocacy group RepresentUS looks at gerrymandering threats across the 50 states.

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New electoral districts are coming – an old approach can show if they’re fair | Opinion

BY: - December 11, 2020

In the modern era, advanced math and computer algorithms are regularly used to analyze potential district boundaries, making it easier to spot these unfairnesses, called gerrymandering. But there is a simpler way – and it’s based on a system used early in the country’s history.

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Can courts be gerrymandered, too? Absolutely | Opinion

BY: - December 6, 2020

Has anyone ever tried to gerrymander courts? Is that even possible? Unfortunately, Pennsylvania voters may be about to find out.

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When will Sen. John DiSanto’s actions on redistricting reform match his rhetoric? | Opinion

BY: - August 12, 2020

The Republican lawmaker knows there's widespread public support for redistricting reform in Pennsylania. Why won't he let those bills come to a vote?

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Pa. missed the boat on gerrymandering reform. Here’s how voting rights suffered | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 9, 2020

Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With the Legislature officially on summer recess, and with it, any chance to pass meaningful redistricting reform pretty much out the window, a new report drives home the damage that partisan gerrymandering can inflict on voting rights. The report, by the progressive Center for American Progress, is the latest in a series examining […]