Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Political Trends Favor Democrats, but Gerrymandering Delays Change.

Locking in a party majority through district gerrymandering is a problem. But depending on whether you're a Republican or Democrat, you like or hated the current process of redistricting.

If nothing changes, we're stuck with one party, whether they fail or not, because most voters would never think of voting for the opposition. In the Journal Sentinel's Dividing Lines/Special Report, you can see just how we've been divided up. The interactive map here is a great tool to see how your county is trending. The following are screen shots that tell the story. Click pic to enlarge:

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