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[PHOTO CAPTION: Sophomore political science major Kyla Guion stands in the middle of Laurel Street in Greensboro, NC on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. ...this street is the dividing line between the 6th Congressional District on her left, and the 13th Congressional District on her right, both represented by Republicans.]

AP: GOP redistricting edge moderated Democrats' 2018 gains

The AP examined all U.S. House races and about 4,900 state House and Assembly seats up for election last year using a statistical method of calculating partisan advantage that is designed to flag cases of potential [?] political [!] gerrymandering. A similar analysis also showed a GOP advantage in the 2016 elections.
When is gerrymandered district assignment NOT a political instrument? Never.
The AP used the so-called "efficiency gap" test in part because it was one of the analytical tools cited in a Wisconsin gerrymandering case that went before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2017 and is part of a North Carolina case ... whether Democrats in Maryland ... Massachusetts ...Pennsylvania ... South Dakota ...Nevada ...Iowa ... Michigan
"Elite" math: Draw me an EU28 district controversy between TWO POLITICAL GROUPS dividing the electorate into a fixed number of legislative seats, and I'll give you that possible Polish "gerrymandering".

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I think I've never heard gerrymander used in the strictly legal sense ...
VA compliance with the Voting Rights Act is a pretext., sources
"one of the lines dividing two districts was drawn "in the middle of the street with black houses on one side and white houses on another side."
"The term "racial gerrymandering" is a euphemism for bi-partisan electoral control of voter segregation (district "packing") by race."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Mar 21st, 2019 at 05:02:58 PM EST
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