A leaked audio recording reveals how state lawmakers are taught to trash evidence, avoid the word gerrymander, and create an appearance of bipartisanship. Gerrymandering is just bad for democracy as it allows … Continue reading ALEC’s gerrymandering summit taught lawmakers how to get away with gerrymandering.
Our winner-take-all system elects 1 person to represent each House district. What if we elected 2 people instead, and gave each of them a fractional vote in Congress? This would completely fix … Continue reading The Problem With Our Democracy Isn’t Gerrymandering. It’s Integers
Its elections no longer convert the popular will into control of government In no other two-party system does the party that receives the most votes routinely find itself out of power. Source: … Continue reading American democracy’s built-in bias towards rural Republicans – Voting reform
The constitution was not designed for the two-party politics it unwittingly encouraged The source of this discrepancy is that Democrats will win their seats with big majorities in fewer districts, whereas Republicans … Continue reading America’s electoral system gives the Republicans advantages over Democrats – The minority majority
Technology has made gerrymandering so effective as a political tool that it’s created districts where only extreme politics can win at the ballot box. The Supreme Court says it will take up … Continue reading Gerrymandering Is Poisoning Our Democracy by Killing Politicians’ Ability to Compromise
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Republicans in North Carolina unlawfully took race into consideration when drawing congressional district boundaries, concentrating black voters in … Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court tosses Republican-drawn North Carolina voting districts
All that packing and cracking comes up lacking once you apply a little efficiency gapping. We all know gerrymandering just feels wrong, dividing up the land to make sure politicians don’t get … Continue reading Gerrymandering Has a Solution After All—It’s Called Math