This article by Jane C. Timm is published by Yahoo News. Here is an excerpt:
“Competition is one of the big victims of this round of redistricting,” said Michael Li, a redistricting expert at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, a nonpartisan law and policy organization.
Redistricting is a routine political process, one that’s needed to adjust political lines for population growth and ensure equal representation around the country. But in an increasingly polarized country, the process has become a partisan death match as lawmakers in both parties seek political advantages in many states.
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