Did Gerrymandering Prevent A Stronger Blue Wave?

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Friday, November 30, 2018 - 12:11pm

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Democrats were able to regain the majority in the U.S. House with the results of this month’s election.

There was initial talk of a “Blue Wave,” but then numbers indicated it would be closer to a trickle. As it turns out, the wave was pretty powerful.

But could it have been an even better day for progressives if gerrymandering hadn’t been put in place by GOP-controlled legislatures in a few states?

To talk about that, The Show got a hold of Justin Levitt, professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and who maintains the “All About Redistricting” website.

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