Reapportionment & Redistricting Review
- What is the difference between reapportionment and redistricting?
- What has the recent reapportionment trend been geographically speaking?
- How does reapportionment also affect the election of the president?
- In most states, who is responsible for drawing district lines? What are some of the other alternatives?
- What federal guidelines are there for drawing districts?
Gerrymandering, or the drawing of district lines in a partisan manner to gain a political advantage, is a common practice among elected officials regardless of party. Today, we will look at this political tactic, its criticisms, and proposed reforms.
Vox Explains: Gerrymandering
This is the best explanation of gerrymandering you will ever see.
America's Most Gerrymandered Districts
Here's What America Would Look Like Without Gerrymandering