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#305657 - 02/20/18 03:46 AM Re: Dems poised to gain seats after court throws out Pa. congressional map [Re: pdx rick]
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The new map is in. smile
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#305659 - 02/20/18 03:05 PM Re: Dems poised to gain seats after court throws out Pa. congressional map [Re: pdx rick]
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The new map looks a lot better. According to what I've read, there are still safe Republican districts and safe Democratic districts but there are also more competitive districts. I will be very interested to see how this all works out in the interim elections. I'm hopeful.
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#305676 - 02/21/18 02:17 AM Re: Dems poised to gain seats after court throws out Pa. congressional map [Re: pdx rick]
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Indeed, districts shaped like the chalk line of a dead body or a one-dimensional moose head with antlers is freaky-deaky. The new map looks oh so boring, that you know has to be correct. smile
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#305686 - 02/21/18 06:01 PM Re: Dems poised to gain seats after court throws out Pa. congressional map [Re: pdx rick]
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Much better on the perimeter to area ratio. That's a very simple objective measure of how gerrymandered the districts are.

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