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In 2021, a handful of politicians will wield power over one of the most consequential and overlooked aspects of our democracy: redrawing Pennsylvania’s political districts.
They can dictate who belongs in their districts, and who doesn’t; who keeps their seat, and who loses it; and who gets representation, and who gets left out. And all of that has ripple effects.
On Tuesday, March 16 at 5 p.m., Spotlight PA and our expert panelists discussed redistricting, gerrymandering, and why it matters to our local communities. Our panel included:
Marie Albiges, Spotlight PA’s redistricting, census, and election reporter
Salewa Ogunmefun, executive director of Pennsylvania Voice
Robert Saleem Holbrook, executive director of the Abolitionist Law Center.
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