Corrections industry influence, felony disenfranchisement and prison gerrymandering undermine democracy
Redistricting articles on Democracy Chronicles
Redistricting or Gerrymandering is partisan domination of state legislatures due to use of manipulated districts that are skewed towards one party. Also see our section on American democracy.
If the Supreme Court rules that this round of Ohio redistricting is unconstitutional, it should remain consistent and rule in favor for Republican voters in Illinois and Maryland. Only a solution that works for both parties is likely to stick.
The Supreme Court missed an opportunity today to lay down a firm marker identifying partisan gerrymandering
In ‘The State of Voting 2018’, the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law details threats to the ballot this fall
As a swing voter, who has proudly voted for and supported Republicans in the past, I can’t fathom supporting a party that continues to remove itself from ‘We the People’, to be only for “a few of the people, the whitest and wealthiest.”
From Voice of America: The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared divided along ideological lines as it
Latest discussion on a possible solution to the constant controversies surrounding the redistricting process
Majorities of voters support independent redistricting commissions, ranked choice voting and multi-member districts
Leaders of California redistricting commission were in Pennsylvania to explain their system to local administrators
Court hears arguments on redrawing electoral districts’ boundaries to boost a political party’s chances in an election