How does the practice of gerrymandering make you feel about voting in the future?


Fair elections are at the heart of American democracy, but many people argue that politicians have been undermining this American ideal through the practice of gerrymandering. What is gerrymandering, and how can it affect your vote?

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Research what the outline of your congressional district looks like. (Hint: You can find it by searching your state + your congressional district's number.) Share a screenshot of your district's outline. Then add a caption letting us know which political party usually wins elections in your district and whether or not you think the district is gerrymandered based on its shape and what you learned from the Above the Noise episode. Let's see what those congressional districts look like!