Ep.131 Redistricting and American Democracy


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By Carol Jackson, Sanford School of Public Policy, and Duke University. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Scholars, practitioners, advocates and students gathered recently at Duke University to examine the topic of redistricting, the process of drawing congressional boundaries.

The conference included judges and mathematicians, investigative reporters, and more. Each contributed insights to try and untangle the complex web that redistricting had become.

This episode includes comments from:

  • James Andrew Wynn, judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Jonathan Mattingly, James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, Duke University
  • Tyler Dukes, Investigative Reporter, Raleigh News & Observer and Adjunct Instructor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Art Pope, Chairman, John William Pope Foundation
  • Tom Ross, President, The Volcker Alliance and Co-Chair, North Carolinians for Redistricting Reform

Guest: Professor Deondra Rose, Director of Polis, the Center for Politics at Duke University.

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