Sunday, June 29, 2008

The Redistricting Game mentioned in Wash Post again...

Mike Musgrove, who wrote a nice piece in the Washington Post about The Redistricting Game last year (full article here), just wrote another article about games for change - and in particular a new game effort that includes participation by former U.S. Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor called "Our Courts". Full article here.

Friday, June 27, 2008

California is branded among a 'Dirty Dozen' on gerrymandering

The LA Times ran a piece entitled "California is branded among a 'Dirty Dozen' on gerrymandering" on June 19. Full article here.

Voting's Neglected Scandal - gerrymandering column in Wash Post...

David Broder published this excellent critique of the current redistricting laws in America in his column in the Washington Post.

He talks about something not often mentioned as a problem with the current system - that it leads to voter suppression.

Full article here.