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W&L’s Rush on Gerrymandering

“It’s true that ridiculous district shapes have been the smoking gun of gerrymandering controversies for virtually all of U.S. history. They capture the public’s interest and provide fodder for further discussions about corruption, smoke-filled rooms and other sordid visions of politics. They are also simplistic and misleading.”

Mark Rush, Director of International Education and Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law at Washington and Lee University, published a piece on “The most important gerrymandering case no one is talking about” in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 15, 2018.

You can read the full piece on Splinter News online.