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Monte Carlo simulations to analyze gerrymandering
Posted by: deckeda
Date: August 30, 2022 12:06PM
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It’s an interesting primer. Some districts have already had judges influenced be usage of algorithms but they (the computer simulations) are far from perfect. But it’s a step in the right direction.

Our bigger issues remain:
1) the House has too-few representatives (numbers are capped, increasing population is not)
2) the Senate has too-many representatives (small state protections are used as a cudgel instead)
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Re: Monte Carlo simulations to analyze gerrymandering
Posted by: Harbourmaster
Date: August 30, 2022 02:01PM
I read that article the other da and found it very enlightening!



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