Remember those trippy inkblot tests you learned about in Psych 101? Do you think you could tell the difference between inkblots and maliciously redrawn - commonly known as gerrymandered - voting district? Don’t laugh: it’s harder than you might think.
Gerrymandering isn’t just redrawing a congressional district, it’s specifically when a political party redraws a congressional district to gain an electoral advantage. In other words: stacking the deck to win elections. The effect is your vote mattering less—and a bunch of bizarrely shaped districts.
Grab a pint of Half Baked, or whatever else will inspire you, and get to work. The fate of our democracy hangs in the balance!
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