David Daley speaks to DAUK on September 21 2017
David Daley, former editor-in chief of Salon, and currently the Communications Director for Fair Vote will speak to Democrats Abroad UK members on the evening of September 21, 2017.
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About David Daley and his book Ratf**ked
Prochnow, Jordan. "Author says gerrymadering endangers U.S. Future" The Daily Iowan. August 2017
NPR interview audio and transcript "Understanding Congressional Gerrymandering: It's Moneyball applied to Politics" June 15, 2016
Drew, Elizabeth. "American Democracy Betrayed". New York Review of Books. August 18, 2016.
The focus of Daley's work and talk is biased redistricting - gerrymandering - that has had a significant impact in ensuring Republican Party control of state legislatures and the House of Representatives. For sources on all voting rights issues, go to our homepage
An initiative led by President Obama and chaired by former Attorney General Eric Holder. "The most important turning point for the future of the Democratic Party will take place in 2021: when states redraw their Congressional and state legislative lines...the NDRC is building a targeted, state-by-state strategy that ensures that Democrats can fight back and produce fairer maps in the 2012 redistricting process.
as a "program dedicated to winnng state legislative seats that will have a critical impact on congressional redistricting in 2011. ..Republicans have an opportunity to create 20 -25 new Republican Congressional Districts through the redistricting process over the next five election cycles, solidifying a Republican House majority".
While this website has not been updated since January 2012, it is very instructive to read the 2010 and 2012 reports and their strategies for specific states.
Bonsall, Evan and Agbafe, Victor. "Redrawing America: Why Gerrymandering Matters". Harvard Political Review. May 24, 2016
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