Redistricting Trends Favor GOP: Why You Should Care

Ever wonder why Congressional District 23 in California has the moniker "Ribbon of Shame," or why Illinois' 17th Congressional District has been dubbed "Rabbit on a Skateboard?" The two districts are among hundreds in the country that have garnered national fame -- and often ridicule -- for their odd shapes, a result of a controversial process called redistricting. At least once every decade, state legislatures in 44 states draw up lines for congressional districts in a process that results in...Full Story
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