Governing: Partisan Gerrymandering Added to U.S. Supreme Court's Docket


Trevor Potter, president of the Campaign Legal Center, who has worked on behalf of Republican candidates such as U.S. Sen. John McCain in the past, said partisan gerrymandering is practiced by both parties, thanks to computer software that makes selecting voters for district maps much easier than in the past.

"What we're seeing is where possible the party in power is taking unfair advantage of their official position to benefit their parties and ensure that the will of the voters is not carried out," Potter said. "The effect of this is a serious problem for our democracy."

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