Help End Prison Gerrymandering Prison gerrymandering funnels political power away from urban communities to legislators who have prisons in their (often white, rural) districts. More than a decade ago, the Prison Policy Initiative put numbers on the problem and sparked the movement to end prison gerrymandering.

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Where should inmates be counted for redistricting?

The Texas House Research Organization has a lengthy article that cites a lot of our Texas research on prison-based gerrymandering.

by Peter Wagner, August 26, 2010

Tom Howe has has a lengthy article Where should inmates be counted for redistricting? in the Texas House Research Organizations’ Interim News.

The article cites a lot of our research, including:



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