Meet the Math Professor Who’s Fighting Gerrymandering With Geometry – The Chronicle of Higher Education
This is IMPORTANT here in OREGON! Republican Sec. of State Richardson has a Task Force that is working on the way Oregon redistricts. There are several bills before the Oregon Legislature right now that deal with our method of redistricting. The League of Women Voters commented on it in their newsletter sent out this week.
Moon Duchin has helped create a program to train mathematicians to be expert witnesses in court cases over redrawn electoral districts. She explains why it’s “the right moment” to pursue this new approach.