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Map: Undoing Gerrymandering

I have cavilled about the insidious effects of gerrymandering elsewhere.  Some states have a bipartisan commission draw voting district lines.  Here is a map of computer defined electoral districts.

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Florida May Counter "Growing Threat" To Election Security

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Voter fraud has been getting a lot of attention in recent years.

Calling it a “growing threat” to Florida’s election systems, Gov. 129 more words

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"We Have 2 Do Better" I'm So Serious!

I’m often reminded why we’re not free. I’m often reminded why we’re in a state of denial. I’m often reminded why we want to continue to blame others instead of holding ourselves accountable for our actions. 1,088 more words

Louisiana

We Can All Do Better Than Roy Moore | November 15, 2017 Act 1


Hey Alabama, on December 12 you have a chance to prove all us Yankee assholes wrong. PLEASE prove us wrong.

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"Worst of the worst maps": a factual mistake in Gill v. Whitford

The oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, the Wisconsin gerrymandering case, are now a month behind us.  But there’s a factual error in the state’s case, and I don’t want to let it be forgotten.  619 more words

Politics

Day 18: The Right To Vote

You know that the women showed out in last week’s elections right? But, not just women. We saw men winning in town’s that saw first black men being elected, first Sikh or first immigrant. 377 more words

2017

Why Votes at 16 is a Positive Leap Forward

Over the years, the argument about whether voting at 16 should be possible has increasingly gained popularity.   

At the beginning of this month, the House of Commons  821 more words

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