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Gerrymandering practice must end, and soon

September 08, 2017

The Free Lance Star
Letter to the Editor
Lynne McCay

As a mathematics lover, I read with interest a recent Associated Press article about a mathematics professor at Tufts University, who hosted a weeklong conference there “to harness cutting edge mathematics to address gerrymandering,” or “the practice of crafting voting districts in a way that favors voters from a certain political party or demographic.”