Partisan, Racial, Bipartisan Gerrymandering

Partisan, Racial, Bipartisan Gerrymandering

Published on 27 March 2023
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00:02
Types of Gerrymandering
00:09
Partisan Gerrymandering
00:14
Partisan Gerrymandering happens when districts are redrawn to limit the ability of the opposing party to win electoral seats.
00:22
Rucho v. Common Cause established that partisan gerrymandering claims are non-justiciable.
00:30
Racial Gerrymandering
00:35
Racial gerrymandering manipulates districts to reduce the impact of minority racial groups' votes.
00:45
In Shaw v Reno, the supreme court established a requirement for minority groups to be “sufficiently compact” geographically, not elongated, and acknowledged that race will always play a role in redistricting, but the 14th amendment prohibits its improper use.
00:59
Bipartisan Gerrymandering
01:04
When redistricting favors both Democratic and Republican party incumbents.
01:05
Bipartisan Gerrymandering
01:12
The decision in Gaffney v. Cummings sparked arguments against first-past-the-post voting systems, where voters informally choose one candidate as opposed to ranking or scoring them.
01:28
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