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Gerrymandering

November 22, 2019, 5am PST
Meet the Ugly Gerry font.
The Week
July 7, 2019, 11am PDT
On June 27, the Supreme Court didn't just rule on the Census Bureau's citizenship question. It also decided that it wasn't their business to consider how congressional districts are drawn, which will likely reduce the influence of cities.
The New York Times
October 13, 2018, 5am PDT
A report suggests that the older a state is, the more likely it is that special interests have entrenched themselves, negatively impacting the public purse.
Governing
July 30, 2015, 6am PDT
Laura Bliss argues that implicit discrimination in the boundary-shaping policies of school districts necessitates reform of the property-tax funding system.
CityLab
June 9, 2014, 10am PDT
Mapping congressional districts functions at a dynamic intersection of geography, politics, and community. Can technology, as with so many other issues at this intersection, improve the current system?
The Washington Post - Wonkblog