#623 The Gerrymandering Fight Is Here


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The hosts are joined by Joselle Torres of DemocracyNC, who shares insights from the center of this year’s fight against newly gerrymandered maps. The 2020 Census and subsequent redistricting have prompted state legislatures across the country to rig electoral maps in their favor in ways that remove power and representation from marginalized communities. Joselle explains how North Carolina embodies the changing electorate and backlash and how the outcome of these map lawsuits could impact the balance of Congress.

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