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JerryArkansas
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« on: February 16, 2013, 09:35:23 pm »
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Here is maps of the us with all states done with non partisan commissions.

Arkansas

A 3-1 map republican map in normal years, could be up to a 3-1 democratic map in a democratic wave like in 2006




Mississippi

A 3-1 map.

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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2013, 09:51:23 pm »
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Mississippi wasn't a partisan gerrymander.

Also, that Arkansas map feels wrong in many places.
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« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2013, 09:56:02 pm »
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Mississippi wasn't a partisan gerrymander.

Also, that Arkansas map feels wrong in many places.
I wanted to do states first that are not as gerrymandered as others.  Arkansas is something that some of the stupider commissions would do.  I could improve it some, but it is really puts groups of people together  pretty well. 
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« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2013, 03:46:13 pm »
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Mississippi wasn't a partisan gerrymander.

Also, that Arkansas map feels wrong in many places.
I wanted to do states first that are not as gerrymandered as others.  Arkansas is something that some of the stupider commissions would do.  I could improve it some, but it is really puts groups of people together  pretty well. 

Districts 1 and 2 seem reasonable to me, but why are 3 and 4 split north/south rather than east/west?
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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2013, 06:07:58 pm »
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Wouldn't something like this make more sense for AR?

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« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2013, 06:37:13 pm »
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Yeah, that does make more sense
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« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2013, 08:22:44 pm »
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Also, I will be posting some maps that are really partisan, the name has been changed to reflect that
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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2013, 06:14:33 pm »

Wouldn't something like this make more sense for AR?



Here was a similar idea with whole counties, but aimed to get a smaller deviation. The thread may also be of assistance since it includes a number of states done with the same goal.




CD 1: -136
CD 2: +167
CD 3: +138
CD 4: -169

av deviation 153
range 337 = 0.046%

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