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Gerrymandering: How drawing jagged lines can impact an election - Christina Greer

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District lines, and the groups of voters within them, may seem arbitrary, but a lot of thought (and political bickering) is put into these carefully drawn lines. From “packing” a district to “cracking” a district--learn how the shape of districts impacts political parties during election season.

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  • Educator Christina Greer
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