Wisconsin – It’s the case that all the legal and social science geeks have been eyeing for months now. It offers maybe the best chance for the Supreme Court to finally find a partisan gerrymander that goes too far, something it… Read More ›
The hottest thing in redistricting – if there is such a thing – is undoubtedly the emergence of “Efficiency Gap” analysis, and whether this measurement of how gerrymandered a map is, will receive the imprimatur of the U.S. Supreme Court. While… Read More ›
Wisconsin – A federal district court last November found Wisconsin’s 2011 Republican-drawn state assembly map to be an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. That almost never happens.
Listen to Stanford Law Professor Nathan Persily and Ruth Greenwood, deputy director of Redistricting at the Campaign Legal Center, discuss a Wisconsin federal panel’s approval of a long-sought after measure for partisan gerrymandering. Press to Listen
Princeton biophysics professor San Wang has an early critique of Efficiency Gap analysis (EG) – a method for measuring partisan gerrymandering that received unexpected support from a federal district court panel in Western Wisconsin this past week.