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One Way To Spot A Partisan Gerrymander | FiveThirtyEight

On March 26, challengers to North Carolina’s congressional map will argue before the Supreme Court that it is a partisan gerrymander — that is, the district boundaries were drawn to benefit one political party, the GOP, in a way that violates the Constitution. The challengers are using a variety of quantitative tools to make their argument, including a metric called “partisan bias” that tries to evaluate how skewed a map is by looking at the...

url: https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/partisan-gerrymandering-north-carolina/

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