TITLE

The fine art of redistricting

PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/2/92, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a map of Chicago delineating the Fourth Congressional District, which owes its unusual shape to the 1980s revisions of the Voting Rights Act. The Act ordered the creation of Hispanic-majority or black-majority districts in areas where those groups make up a significant proportion of the population.
ACCESSION #
9211023250

 

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