FDL Movie Night: Gerrymandering

By: Monday September 20, 2010 5:00 pm

After the 2010 Census is finished, will you know where your district went? That’s the question posed by Jeff Reichert in Gerrymandering, a movie which should be shown in every civics and American history class in the US.

According to the Constitution:

The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Place of Chusing [sic] Senators.

 

Florida Supreme Court Rules Against Attempts to Stop Redistricting Reform Ballot Measures

By: Wednesday September 1, 2010 1:30 pm

These rulings by the court are not only a victory for anti-gerrymandering advocates, but also for the right of citizen lawmakers to use the ballot initiatives process to push for real political reform.

Most Americans Say Our Two-Party System Is Broken: So How Do We Fix It?

By: Saturday May 15, 2010 10:15 am

A full 83 percent of Americans say our political system needs significant improvements. The question is, what are the sources of the problem and how do we fix it?

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