Some Thoughts on Redistricting Reform in Ohio. Tom Brunell University of Texas at Dallas. Ohio Redistricting .
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University of Texas at Dallas
Imagine a state with 4 Congressional Districts
Exactly half the state is Republican and the other half is Democratic.
Two “Ideal Types”of districts.
This method gets the right answer EVERYTIME, and voters are well represented
Democrats have packed R’s in districts 1 and 2, and cracked them in districts 3-5, thus wasting many of their votes. R’s have 60 percent of the vote, with 40 percent of the seats.