Lines Being Drawn in Battle over Fair Voting Districts in Pennsylvania
Group is advocating for a system that makes the process clearer to residents
Last updated 4/16/2021 at 1:51pm
Jeffrey B. Lewis, Brandon DeVine, Lincoln Pritcher, and Kenneth C. Martis, UCLA. Drawn to scale. Graphic: The Washington Post, May 20, 2014
Debbie Trudeau, volunteer for the advocacy group Fair Districts Pennsylvania, says the group's goal is to end gerrymandering.
Gerrymandering, is the process of creating voting districts to try to guarantee that one party wins and the other party loses any election in the district.
The group wants to get Senate Bill 222 and House Bill 22, also known as the "Legislative and Congressional Redistricting Act," passed and in place in time to make a difference in the redistricting that will happen within the next year.
Fair Districts PA states on its website that it is "a nonpartisan, statewide co...