Why Kansas And Missouri Gerrymandering Continues
How did drawing congressional districts become such a political battle?
In the months to come, the state legislatures in Kansas and Missouri will begin the once-a-decade process of redistricting. Gerrymandering is the latest evolutionary iteration of voter suppression. It isn't unique to the United States, but the control states have over the procedure makes the undertaking inherently more political here.
- Darius Watson, assistant professor of political science at Lincoln University
- David Stebenne, professor of history and law at The Ohio State University