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