New emails show Michigan Republicans plotting to gerrymander maps. Michigan case illustrates the overlap between racial and partisan gerrymandering. Elected officials in many states draw districts; this often benefits politicians and parties — where do you draw the lines? With anti-gerrymandering efforts gaining steam, Republicans in some states are mobilizing to protect their ability to continue rigging election maps. Ratfucked again: The party that wins the right to draw the legislative maps of the 2020s will have enormous power to shape future Congresses and state legislatures. The best way to fix gerrymandering is to make it useless.

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