Did you know that, early next week, the Supreme Court is about to decide whether to end partisan gerrymandering? It’s almost certainly the biggest anti-corruption case of the year. We, the people, have a few days left to let the SCOTUS know what we want. Gerrymandering has dropped to a backseat when we are talking about rigged elections since, lately, voter suppression, ballot spoilage, and voting machine rigging have surged so much. But, gerrymandering has long been one of the 800-pound gorillas in the room of election integrity, one we definitely mustn’t ignore.
Here is the link to the page Represent.Us has thrown up to let us vote against partisan gerrymandering which is one of the surest ways to fix election outcomes and guarantee corrupt career politicians their eternal re-elections, especially when people mostly pick between only two parties and their voting behaviour is very predictable: Add your name to this petition before September 5th!
And here is a brief video on how gerrymandering, directed by each state’s dominating party, works:
(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Gerrymandering: How drawing jagged lines can impact an election – Christina Greer”)
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