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Measuring a Gerrymander

Daniel Z. Levin

Rutgers University

Michigan Journal of Political Science, Winter 1988, Vol. 9, pp. 63-69.


This article describes a method for measuring exactly how much a redistricting plan (i.e., a map of voting-district boundaries) favors one political party over the other. The article was published while I was an undergraduate at University of Pennsylvania.

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