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Entries from September 25th, 2018

Princeton Gerrymandering Project wins a prize for state-by-state gerrymandering standards

September 25th, 2018, 2:12pm by Sam Wang

I’m pleased to announce that Brian Remlinger, Ben Williams, and I have won first prize in Common Cause’s contest for new tools to combat partisan gerrymandering! Common Cause’s press release is here. This year’s contest asked for legal theories for fighting partisan gerrymandering. In response, Brian Remlinger, Ben Williams, and I proposed that statistical tests […]

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Tags: Redistricting

North Carolina’s Second Route to Redistricting Reform

September 4th, 2018, 10:47am by Sam Wang

The path to redistricting reform in North Carolina has gone through federal courts – but looks shaky at the moment. New in the Washington Post, Rick Ober and I point out a second path, through state courts. This second path does not require a federal standard! Also in the Post, here’s a beautiful visualization of […]

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Tags: Redistricting