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The Inky looks at how Pennsylvania Republicans are using incarceration as a tactic for gerrymandering. Here’s a bit:

By counting prisoners as living in their prisons and not at their home addresses, Pennsylvania’s system for drawing political maps benefits white, rural voters at the expense of voters in urban areas, disproportionately affecting people of color, experts say.

The story goes on to discuss efforts–uphill efforts to be sure–to end this practice.


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