Is redistricting done in a way to promote a fair democratic process? Many authorities say “no!”
Below is an excerpt from a recent Washington Post editorial.
In Virginia, maps are still drawn to protect officeholders…
Everyone (at the public hearing on redictricting) realized that in the real word of Virginia politics-where politcal maps are drawn first and formost to protect incompbents and minimize the chances of genuine two-party electoral competitiona–this could never happen.