Video: The Redistricting Song
As part of our investigation into the reality of redistricting, we’ve created, yes, a music video.
As part of our investigation into the reality of redistricting, we've created, yes, a music video. For more on the shenanigans we detail in the video, see our Devil's Dictionary. For more on the secret money influencing redistricting, see our investigation, The Hidden Hands in Redistricting.
Video by Andrew Bean and David Holmes, Special to ProPublica
How secret money and power interests are drawing you out of a vote.
The Story So Far
Redistricting should be a way of ensuring your vote counts. If all districts have roughly the same number of people in them and are drawn to respect natural communities—neighborhoods where people share a heritage, work in the same industry, or just generally feel tied to their neighbors—voters have a chance to be represented by politicians who represent their areas’ collective interests.
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