TOPEKA — Three federal judges on Tuesday ordered Kansas to cover $389,000 worth of attorneys’ fees and expenses for individuals involved in a lawsuit last year that stemmed from the Legislature’s inability to redraw political bounda…
As always, my helpful, free alternative is at http://bdistricting.com/2010/KS/
Party line vote (Democrats win this one), accusations of gerrymandering, a map with lots of fiddly squiggly bits. The usual.
Don’t put off til 2021 what you could gerrymander today!
Fed up with expense and delay, State Senator O’Neill to propose independent commission reform bill.
pretty good analysis. I have some other things in mind I’d like to check, like the sum national popular vote for congress (not using the presidential race as a proxy for that).
51.4% of the vote for congress, 12/16 seats.
53% and 51% of popular vote for state Senate/House became 62% and 64% of seats. Maybe we should just chuck redistricting for a Proportional Representation scheme.
“2,701,820 Pennsylvanians voted for a Democrat for Congress compared to 2,626,995 who voted for a Republican …” “… Republicans now hold an impressive 13 of Pa.’s 18 congressional seats.”