The Washington Post (2014)In 2014 the*Washington Post’s Christopher Ingraham reported on the*most gerrymandered congressional districts in the United States. The article was*accompanied by an*interactive map, showing the compactness score*Ingraham calculated for each district—the more compact an electoral district, the less likely it*#8217;s a gerrymander. [Dave Smith]

(Gerrymandering—manipulating electoral district boundaries for political advantage—has been a frequent topic here on The Map Room. Previous entries include*‘There Is More to Gerrymandering Than Ugly Shapes’,*The New York Times on Gerrymandering,*Gerrymandering in Florida,*More on Gerrymandering and Computer-Generated Districts,*Computer-Generated Electoral Districts Redux,*Gerrymandering as Computer Game*and*U.S. Electoral District Ballot Initiatives.)



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