PGP's Letter to the Court in Common Cause v. Lewis

On September 6, 2019, the Princeton Gerrymandering Project submitted a letter to the court in Common Cause v. Lewis asking for “digital sunshine” as a way to make the remedial maps as fair as possible.

We pointed out that to be fully transparent, the work product has to be posted in a digitally-downloadable format (i.e., shapefiles and/or Census block-equivalency files). These are downloadable formats that allow plans to be evaluated in redistricting software such as Dave’s Redistricting App or In conjunction with data that we are gathering at, such data can empower citizens who want to watch over the process.

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