Opinion: In Virginia, the GOP games the redistricting system
- November 9, 2021
- Bernie Grofman, poli sci, The Washington Post, Nov. 9, 2021 (Opinion)
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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