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Take Note: Fair Districts PA On Fighting Gerrymandering In PA

In Pennsylvania, and around the country, voters don't choose their elected officials; instead, politicians choose their voters.  The process that allows politicians to redraw district boundaries in their political favor is known as gerrymandering--and angry voters nationwide are demanding change.  What will it take to end gerrymandering?  And what's at stake?  Steve Zarit is a distinguished professor emeritus at Penn State and coordinator of the Centre County branch of Fair Districts PA.  Debbie Trudeau is a member of the Centre County leadership team for Fair Districts PA.

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