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Redistricting will never truly be fair, so a new system is needed

By Jeanne A. Benas/For The Sunday Gazette
By Jeanne A. Benas/For The Sunday Gazette
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By STEVE KELLER For The Sunday Gazette The biggest thing standing in the way of true democracy isn’t lobbyists, a lack of term limits or even corporate money — it’s gerrymandering. The size and pervasiveness of this problem goes to the very heart of our democracy: It determines how our votes get translated into representation and thus policy. It’s no surprise, then, that real districting reform is something we rarely take a serious shot at. ...

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