Gerrymandering and the Extent of Democracy in America

MATH390

Gerrymandering has been increasingly used to undermine the Democratic process. Although there remains no standard to detect partisan gerrymandering, we have begun to develop promising and potentially justiciable algorithms and techniques. These methods expose the natural geo-political structure of a region, and understanding this structure can be used to identify political and racial gerrymandering.

Curriculum Codes
QS, R, SS