Monthly Archives: January 2015

Can single-member districts ever be truly fair?

Recently I’ve been challenged in a very forceful but thoughtful way by a WordPress user who uses the handle realrepresentation. This reader advocates Proportional Representation as the system the United States should use to select its delegates to the House of Representatives. I lived in Germany … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Gerrymandered

Originally posted on Republicans of Legislative District 15:
            FROM THE MALL TO THE MOUNTAINS The Washington Post put the case for reform of Maryland’s electoral map rather well in a November 16 editorial chastising Democrats…

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