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Not Those Midterms
I was reminded recently of a time a few years ago when I sent my students an email on November 4, 2014 with the following addendum “P.S. Don’t forget to vote in the midterms today.” The next day I was … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events Tagged Brian Hayes, counting, Election, gerrymandering, Justin Solomon, Laura Albert, Midterms, moon duchin, queueing theory, voting Comments Off on Not Those Midterms
Hacking Cracking & Packing
Sometimes the boundaries of voting districts can look really suspicious. If you’ve ever seen Illinois’ 4th Congressional District, you know what I mean. Sometimes there are good reasons for this; communities with common interests may want to vote together. But … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events Tagged gerrymandering, Gill v. Whitford, Jordan Ellenberg, moon duchin, Olivia Watch, Supreme Court Comments Off on Hacking Cracking & Packing