New York: beyond prison-based gerrymandering

by Aleks Kajstura, August 9, 2010

Ending prison-based gerrymandering means a return to the concept that representatives should represent those actually part of their communities:

Efforts to draw fair districts in New York State go beyond ending prison-based gerrymandering:

Making sure that those who area allowed to vote know that they can:

And a Pennsylvania paper proposes that the state should follow New York’s example and aim for a standard of “one person, one vote”:



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  • May 15, 2018:
    Our Policy Analyst Lucius Couloute will be at the LEDA Summit on Race and Inclusion in Holland, Michigan, presenting his research on the challenges and disadvantages people face when they are released from prison. Tickets are available on LEDA’s website.

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