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Redrawing the United States’ Electoral Map

by Joshua New
Congressional map

FiveThirtyEight has created a data visualization depicting different methods of drawing congressional maps for the United States and highlighting how different approaches could dramatically change the makeup of the House of Representatives. The visualization compares the current congressional district map against seven other maps designed to achieve different goals, including favoring Democrats or Republicans, matching the partisan breakdown of seats to the electorate, and promoting competitive elections.

Take a look.

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