Mary Curtis: Supreme Court Hears Arguments in NC Gerrymandering Case
CHARLOTTE, NC — Both Republicans and Democrats do it, that is, draw voting district maps that advantages their side when they have the power, in order to stay in power. But with data, research and computer mapping, it is more possible than ever for politicians to choose their voters, rather than the other way around. In cases from North Carolina and Maryland, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments on whether the practice of partisan gerrymandering has gone too far. (Mary C. Curtis)
WCCB Political Contributor Mary C. Curtis offers more perspective.