Rethinking Redistricting

Feb 23, 2015

The U.S. census every ten years redistributes Congressional seats based on population changes.  While it may seem inevitable that this process would favor whichever party is in power, redistricting has been used over the years to stack the political deck. Some say this is harming the democratic process and that reform is in order.

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GUEST:

  • Rob Boatright -  associate professor of political science at Clark University. He teaches courses on American political behavior, political parties, campaigns and elections.
  • Michael Li – counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, where his work focuses on redistricting, voting rights, and elections.

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