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View Diary: Gerrymandering, Electoral College by Congressional district, and the 17th Amendment. (100 comments)

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  •  California_Citizens_Redistricting_Commission (0+ / 0-)

    No more Gerrymandering in CA?
    (but I'm 2,000 miles East).
    This should be the law of the land. The wiki describes how the commissioners are selected. Starts with a committee of "auditors." Then finalists with some selected by lot.

    wiki:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/...

    While the long-term results will bear out over time, independent studies by the Public Policy Institute of California, the National Journal, and Ballotpedia have shown that California now has some of the most competitive districts in the nation, creating opportunities for new elected officials.

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