Redrawing the Map in New York

The Daily

By The New York Times

Redrawing the Map in New York

Thursday, 23 September

New York, like many other states, is enmeshed in the process of redrawing legislative districts.

The outcome of the reconfiguring could be crucial in determining which party takes control of the House of Representatives next year.

Clearly aware of the stakes, New York Democrats are considering a tactic that is usually a preserve of the Republican Party: gerrymandering.

Guest: Nicholas Fandos, a political correspondent for The New York Times. 

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Background reading: 

A bipartisan commission will examine two competing proposals for the redistricting of New York State. The failure to compromise may pave the way for Democrats to step in and knock out Republican congressional seats.

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