The Gerrymandering Project

FiveThirtyEight, 538, ESPN, Galen Druke

In a six-part series, FiveThirtyEight travels the country to understand the effects of gerrymandering and what's being done to try to reform the process.
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An End To Gerrymandering?

46:23 | Jan 11th, 2018

In the final episode of our gerrymandering series we consider some more radical electoral reforms and look back on the lessons we've learned.
Ditching The Politics In California

40:58 | Jan 4th, 2018

California took significant steps to try to rid redistricting of partisan politics. Politicians still sought to influence the process. Did they succeed?
Competitive Elections In Arizona

39:31 | Dec 21st, 2017

The number of competitive congressional elections has fallen dramatically in recent decades. Arizona tried to combat that trend.
Black Representation In North Carolina

43:12 | Dec 14th, 2017

A decades long debate has raged over how to ensure minorities have a voice in America. In the third installment of our series, we look at racial gerrymandering.
Partisan Gerrymandering In Wisconsin

38:28 | Dec 7th, 2017

Is partisan gerrymandering illegal? In the second installment of our gerrymandering series we look at a Supreme Court case that could reshape how we draw political boundaries.
What Is Gerrymandering?

30:19 | Nov 30th, 2017

What is gerrymandering? This is the first episode in a six-part series exploring the effects of gerrymandering and how reformers hope to change the system.