Bernie Grofman

It seems unlikely the party could have found more conflicted mapmakers. By contrast, the Democrats, perhaps naively, avoided overt partisans — in other words, nominees with conflicts of interest — and chose highly credentialed scholars in line with state law and the court’s own rules, which recommend “academic experience in the field.” … The third, Bernard N. Grofman, is a [Distinguished Professor of political science] at the University of California, Irvine, who has worked on redistricting for Virginia courts in the past.

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