Why the heck gerrymandering even a thing, let alone legal?

While prepared by an Illinois-specific project, this slide deck is worth reading for citizens everywhere. In plain language, it explains practice of gerrymandering and how it effectively rigs federal, state, and local elections across the country.

Gerrymandering seems like something from a burgeoning democracy or the developing world, yet it remains an accepted corruption in the world’s self-styled democratic standard bearer.

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August 12, 2016 · culture · commentary by Luke · politics · elections · corruption

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