New York Times: Investigating Gerrymandering and the Math Behind Partisan Maps

By Patrick Honner and Michael Gonchar

on November 30, 2017


“Math lies at the heart of gerrymandering, in which the shapes of voting districts and distributions of voters are manipulated to preserve and expand political power.”

The New York Times provides a lesson plan that teachers can use to engage with students and create discussions about gerrymandering.

Read more: New York Times, November 30, 2017