Top 10 Worst Examples of Congressional Gerrymadering by P. Plains

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8. MD-6
http://i.imgur.com/IgE7490.png

The same thing that happens in FL-26 is going on here as well in MD-6. Look at how the district does everything it can to avoid Berkeley Springs (probably a liberal outpost based on its name), squeezing itself into just a one-mile corridor, all the while keeping the cities of Cumberland and Hagerstown in the same place.

pplains, Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:45 (six years ago) link

7. WY-00
http://i.imgur.com/3xMwtIV.png

Really? Not only does Wyoming lose a lot of points here for lack of creativity, but with District #00, they don't even have a real district. That's at least 10 thousand voters disenfranchised right there.

pplains, Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:45 (six years ago) link

6. MA-9
http://i.imgur.com/LjniUND.png

Liberal Massachusetts up to no good again. Look at how in practically ensnares the area south of Hyannis, giving only one way in and out. Even the Bay of Cape Cod gets to reside nestled warmly in the 9th.

pplains, Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:45 (six years ago) link

5. OK-1
http://i.imgur.com/dOeVgTx.png

Hey, look everyone. Oklahoma's got a district gerrymandered to look like an upside-down tomahawk. The governor's daughter in a Native American's headdress was one thing, but this "1" is definitely not "OK"!

pplains, Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:46 (six years ago) link

4. TX-16
http://i.imgur.com/SKROM3J.png

Texas hates this historically Democratic district so much, it not only placed it at the very end of the state, hundreds of miles away from all of the other districts, but it also gave it to Ciudad Juarez– a city that's not even in the United States!

pplains, Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:47 (six years ago) link

3. HI-1, HI-2
http://i.imgur.com/idMXQ7L.png

What is this, Hispaniola?

pplains, Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:47 (six years ago) link

2. OH-13
http://i.imgur.com/o39vPTQ.png

Not sure how this one made the list. I mean, would you want Upper Arlington in your district? Didn't think so.

pplains, Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:47 (six years ago) link

1. ???
http://i.imgur.com/heBDLXF.png

Who represents this place, Rep. Henry Matise? Nice how some parts are in districts while others are, you guessed it, disenfranchised. And on top of all that, it is hell trying to figure out what the local time is.

pplains, Sunday, 12 October 2014 20:47 (six years ago) link


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