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John Bianchi
John Bianchi
Raleigh Chapter Leader, America's Future Foundation
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      John Bianchi

      John Bianchi is a marketing professional and the Chapter Leader for America’s Future Foundation in Raleigh, N.C. You can keep up to date with his articles on Medium here:

To Gerrymander Or Not To Gerrymander

FILE PHOTO: Voters cast their votes during the U.S. presidential election in Medina, Ohio, U.S. on November 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk/File Photo

The Supreme Court is currently examining the drawing of district lines in states such as North Carolina and Wisconsin to determine if they were created with divisive racial motivation. This case will be hard to determine, since both parties have been invested in either the creation or dissolution of certain districts in many states. The problem of gerrymandering lies in a fundamental flaw in the democratic process: politicians are the ones who have the power to draw and redraw districts in states that are highly contested.