New U of C study explores effects of gerrymandering in Chicago

UChicago sociologist Robert Vargas says redistricting has been used by local governments to punish progressive advocates.

How many corrections does it take to fix Chicago’s ward remap?  About 58 pages worth.
How many corrections does it take to fix Chicago’s ward remap?  About 58 pages worth.

New U of C study explores effects of gerrymandering in Chicago

UChicago sociologist Robert Vargas says redistricting has been used by local governments to punish progressive advocates.

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Reset talks to sociologist Robert Vargas about his latest research on the effects of gerrymandering and redistricting in Chicago, St. Louis and Milwaukee. The study found that the practice has been used by local governments to punish progressive advocates for racial and economic change.

GUEST: Robert Vargas, associate professor of sociology at the University of Chicago