Friday, January 27, 2012

The 20 Ugliest Gerrymandered Districts

Yesterday, Albany’s redistricting task force released their draft proposals for new legislative lines in New York State.

Critics of the redistricting process, including Governor Cuomo, say the mapping of new legislative boundaries, which occurs once every ten years, needs to be scrapped in favor of an independent system where a third party draws the lines.

However, as is, the process creates districts that stretch and bend to serve parochial political interests, resulting in maps that could easily double as Rorshach tests.

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