When state legislatures make redistricting decisions, the party in power works hard to optimize their party's chances, often creating bizarrely shaped districts just to get the right voters into a district. Very few congressional districts are actually competitive, given the way votes are gerrymandered, which is bad for democracy.
States should have neutral organizations do their congressional redistricting, rather than state legislatures.
What do you think?
Related Idea: US81 - Neutral Districting Algorithm
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