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LTE: It’s Time to Take Gerrymander Fight to the Ballot Box

February 02, 2017

Bristow Beat
By Lee Carter

Government in this country works by consent of the governed. At least that’s how it’s supposed to work, but here in Virginia we’ve allowed that fundamental principle to be eroded for far too long. The age-old tactic of gerrymandering has now combined with the power of modern data analytics to produce a government where the representatives pick the people, not the other way around.