Tag: efficiency gap
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 we wait, The Campaign Legal Center has released this report looking back through the decades… 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.