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2000 Redistricting: Were Maps That Bad?

Were the districts in 2000 really as bad as what people are saying? Judge for yourself with the following map pictures.

Redistricting Proposal: House Version Overview

Now that we have the big picture for the Senate, we will turn our attention to bottom line for the House districts. This overview is designed to quickly show you all 5 steps of the House proposal without all the detail.

Redistricting Proposal: Senate Version Overview

Some of us are just big picture people and would like to know the bottom line or main idea quickly. This overview is designed to quickly show you all 5 steps of the Senate proposal without all the detail.

Redistricting Proposal: Senate Version Step 2

Step 2 involves creating regions and verifying that the new population totals are within the allowed variant range. With map and pencil in hand, I was ready to begin.

Redistricting Proposal: Senate Version Step 1

Step 1: County Apportionment We must figure out how many senators (or parts of a senator) each County receives. A large county will have a high...

Redistricting Proposal: Overview

Redistricting is not normally associated with terms like impartial and non-partisan. The method proposed shows that that can all change. A proven alternative is ready to be used right now.

Ground Rules of State Redistricting

To really understand the redistricting process, one must begin by understanding the ground rules. The following rules apply specifically to Pennsylvania, but may also be true in other states.

Pennsylvania’s Redistricting System

Within Pennsylvania, the same method is not used universally for reforming districts. There is one method for Congressional Districts and an entirely different method for General Assembly districts.

What is Redistricting?

One hot topic in politics is the 2010 Redistricting. But what is this and should average people even care about this?

My Journey into Redistricting: Part 2/2

The next few month of my redistricting journey led me to three discoveries that offered the final clues essential to understanding the process and offering workable solutions.
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