Letter to the Editor: Time to end political gerrymandering
Last updated 12/2/2020 at 11:55am
If this past election has taught us anything, it’s that each of our votes truly matters and must be counted. To make sure that a fair election process happens every time, we must have fair electoral maps and end the practice of gerrymandering. We all need to play an active role in how our political maps are drawn during the upcoming redistricting process.
Redistricting is the process of redrawing our districts to reflect the change in our population recorded by the census, which occurs every 10 years. Gerrymandering happens when politicians manipulate this process in order to draw elector...