Something is rotten in the states

Revell, Timothy
November 2017
New Scientist;11/18/2017, Vol. 236 Issue 3152, p35
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.


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