Gerrymandering is topic of September 19 talk at NHIOP

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The original “Gerry Mander” of nearby Massachusetts.

MANCHESTER, NH – On Wednesday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m., gerrymandering will be the topic of a speech at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP) at Saint Anselm College.

Michael McDonald, left, at Brookings Institution

Michael McDonald, a principal investigator of the Public Mapping Project, will discuss the issue of gerrymandering and the role the public may play in the impending rounds of redistricting across the country. In the last round of redistricting, McDonald and his colleagues provided opportunities for the public to become more engaged in the process.

[gerrymander: v. to manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favor one party or class.]

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