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>bt: Gerrymandering Visualized

08 Jul

>It seems like “the system” needs a reset, maybe not as extreme as the one in Live Free or Die Hard – mostly because fake hacking wouldn’t do much – but some sort of shake-up:

A reader recently sent me a link to a very well-done simulation that shows how political mapmakers analyze party registrations on a house-by-house basis to draw district boundaries favorable to keeping incumbents in office. The process, called gerrymandering, has been used by both parties over the years, and is proof that abusing power…

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Posted by on July 8, 2007 in Uncategorized

 

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