Redistricing_or_Gerrymandering

Redistricing_or_Gerrymandering - 2000 bipartisan deal to...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
5 Ways to Tilt an Election michael cooper 9/26/10 NYT GERRYMANDERING Once a decade exercise ( 2010 census, by Constitution) “Republican surge in statehouses around the nation could leave them with the power to redraw as many as 25 Congressional seats in their favor” Senators are elected at large. “Both parties rely on computer programs. . . and lawyers to push their maps through the court challenges”
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Navajo
Background image of page 2
Eliminate the Competition Obama’s home was drawn out of the district
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: - 2000 bipartisan deal to protect all incumbents Packing: to remove some Republican areas while stretching it to include Democratic neighborhoods in cities of Springfield And Decatur One for you, one for me When NY lost 2 of its 31 seats after 2000 census, 2 Rep. put in one NEW district to fight it out, 2 Dems put in one NEW district to fight it out - drawn to guaranteed party victory Dem district to include Rochester...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course PLSI 200 taught by Professor Schendan during the Spring '08 term at S.F. State.

Page1 / 7

Redistricing_or_Gerrymandering - 2000 bipartisan deal to...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online