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Should Gerrymandering Be Abolished?
Gerrymandering should be abolished.
Gerrymandering negatively affects political representation.
brings out partisan extremes
, increasing polarization.
Gerrymandering is another word for redistricting; it just highlights the partisan intentions behind it. Redistricting is necessary in a democracy and partisan intentions are inevitable, thus gerrymandering cannot be done away with.
Gerrymandering allows officials to better represent the interests of their constituency.
Eliminating all gerrymandering makes it much less likely that enough
members of a racial or ethnic minority
could elect a representative from their group.
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