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The Impact of Political Geography on Wisconsin Redistricting : An Analysis of Wisconsin ’ s Act 43 Assembly Districting Plan

@inproceedings{Chen2017TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Political Geography on Wisconsin Redistricting : An Analysis of Wisconsin ’ s Act 43 Assembly Districting Plan},
  author={Jowei Chen},
  year={2017}
}
This article illustrates how the relationship between political geography and the electoral bias of a districting plan, as measured by the efficiency gap, can be analyzed in a statistically rigorous manner using computer simulations of the legislative redistricting process. By generating a large number of different districting plans designed to optimize on traditional redistricting criteria, the computer simulation process demonstrates the range of districting plans that would likely emerge… Expand

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