The Redistricting Game wasn’t just a game, and a lot of people made very serious maps trying to solve the redistricting problem in a realistic way. We’ll take a close look at those maps this week.

Other people did inject some more whimsy into their maps, like these amusing maps from Zmapper where wards are stripes. In one, 7 wards cross the river. In the other, all touch the Potomac and DC’s northeast border.

[Continue reading David Alpert’s post at Greater Greater Washington.]

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