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How ‘prison gerrymandering’ shifts political power from urban Pennsylvanians of color to white, rural ones

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. Eyeing the 2020 census and subsequent round of mapmaking, advocates say they are pushing for the state to change that […]

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