TITLE

Something is rotten in the states

AUTHOR(S)
Revell, Timothy
PUB. DATE
November 2017
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/18/2017, Vol. 236 Issue 3152, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of gerrymandering, drawing of electoral boundaries to benefit one party or group in the 2018 mid-term U.S. elections. Topics discussed include views of mathematician Peter Gritzmann concerning the issue; classic technique to hijack an election is called packing and cracking and its relation with gerrymandering; and issues associated with the U.S. Republicans and the Democrats.
ACCESSION #
126236469

 

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