More About Gerrymandering Including Some Interesting News

OBAMA/HOLDER TO GET INVOLVED IN GERRYMANDERING ISSUE

Eric Holder, former Attorney General of the United States, and Barack Obama are going to team up post-Presidency to address the issue of gerrymandering.  They are taking a state-by-state approach.  It is already clear that this will be one of our issues.

Let’s watch what Holder and Obama do and, if we agree with their solution, we will try to find a way to partner with them.  In any case, good communication can never hurt.

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/10/obama-holder-redistricting-gerrymandering-229868

GOOD READS

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2014/05/15/americas-most-gerrymandered-congressional-districts/

https://www.brookings.edu/on-the-record/redistricting-and-the-united-states-constitution/

http://www.npr.org/2016/06/15/482150951/understanding-congressional-gerrymandering-its-moneyball-applied-to-politics

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/01/13/this-is-actually-what-america-would-look-like-without-gerrymandering/

 

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