What Ohio can learn from California to eliminate gerrymandering

The Plain Dealer quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on how nonpartisan redistricting was implemented in California. “What we have now is way more pure than what it was when the legislature structured their own districts,” Jeffe said. “Republicans wouldn’t be allowed any where near redistricting if it was in the hands…

How the Supreme Court Will Have a Big Impact on the Next Election

ATTN: quoted Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College about the Supreme Court’s decision to consider a court case about partisan-based gerrymandering. “The Supreme Court’s willingness to consider the Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering case is significant,” Christian Grose, a political science professor at the University of Southern California, told ATTN:. “The court has considered partisan gerrymandering…

Grose quoted in FiveThirtyEight on redistricting and the Supreme Court

ESPN’s “FiveThirtyEight” quoted Christian Grose of USC Dornsife on why representation at local, state, and federal  levels can do much for historically under-represented minorities. Partisan battles aside, political scientists say that in order for the government to pay attention to minority communities, those districts need representatives who are accountable to them. Christian Grose, an associate…