LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OHIO SHOWS HOW GERRYMANDERING TOOK THE ‘SWING’ OUT OF SWING STATE
Ohio is widely considered to be the ultimate swing state. Ohio voters have picked the winning U.S. Presidential candidate every year since 1964, routinely switching parties. So how can a state that is evenly split between supporting Democrats and Republicans have an elected legislature made up overwhelmingly by one party? The answer is gerrymandering.
Curious about how easy it is to draw political boundaries to give one party an advantage over the other? Check out a great piece from the Washington Post called “This is the best explanation of gerrymandering you will ever see.”
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