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Change.org on prison-based gerrymandering

by Peter Wagner, April 14, 2010

Two great pieces today on Change.org about our prison-based gerrymandering work in Maryland and Rhode Island:

  • Maryland’s Big Step on Prison Census Reform, by Matt Kelley, April 14, 2010
  • The Case of Cranston’s Phantom Prison Constituents, by Te-Ping Chen April 14, 2010

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