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Discover Your Inner Federalist! Using State Constitutions To Stop Gerrymandering

March 29th, 2019, 11:56pm by Sam Wang


Update, July 17, 2019: The Supreme Court didn’t act to curb partisan gerrymandering. But there’s a second route to justice: state courts. In Slate, the Princeton Gerrymandering Project’s Ben Williams reports. To read about this idea, our forthcoming article [SSRN link] in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law spells it all out.

Tags: Redistricting

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  • LondonYoung

    In other gerrymandering news, there was very interesting maneuvering over NYC congestion pricing this past weekend. The idea is to tax people driving into the city in order to fund the subway used by people who live within the city.

    Now, if congestion revenue went to funding commuter trains – that would be one thing. But that is not this plan …

    A lot of state level districts combine manhattan voters with outer-borough voters …

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