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Prison gerrymandering gives extra political power to legislators who have prisons in their districts. We put numbers on the problem and sparked a movement to protect our democratic process from the overgrown prison system.

Can you help us continue the fight? Any gift you make will be matched by other donors and will go twice as far. Thank you.

—Peter Wagner, Executive DirectorDonate

Where did the Census Bureau count 44,326 New York City prisoners?

by Peter Wagner, February 2, 2004

NY Prisoner Migration

Data source: Importing Constituents: Prisoners and Political Clout in New York.



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