Measuring a Gerrymander


Daniel Z. Levin
Management and Global Business Department
Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick
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Michigan Journal of Political Science, Vol. 9, Winter 1988, pp. 63-69



This article describes a method for measuring exactly how much a redistricting plan (i.e., a map of voting-district boundaries) favors one political party over the other. The article was published while I was an undergraduate at University of Pennsylvania.

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