TITLE

Modern Rotten Boroughs

AUTHOR(S)
Forbes, Steve
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;10/3/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the initiative of California entrepreneur Bill Mundell to boost a citizens' effort to attack gerrymandering, one of the major corrupters of politics in the U.S. Due to high technology, politicians can establish district lines that effectively make elections uncompetitive. Mundell is pushing for passage the Voter Empowerment Act. The initiative would establish a nonpartisan panel of judges to draw competitive and compact district lines.
ACCESSION #
20976937

 

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