gerrymandering

politics

This Surprise Court Ruling Could Give Democrats a Boost in the Midterms

North Carolina's congressional map was declared to be unconstitutional. The election is in two months. What happens now?
Harry Cheadle
8.28.18
politics

Inside the State Where the GOP’s Authoritarian Streak Has Run Wild

North Carolina's power-grab politics have been replicated all over the country.
Paul Blest
5.1.18
House Party

The Reversal of Pennsylvania's GOP Gerrymander Is a Big Democratic Win

Let's break down how the races are shaping up in the 18 brand new congressional districts.
Robert Wheel
2.20.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Dozens killed in latest assault on Syrian rebels, Trump and Mitt Romney play nice, Bieber backs teens on gun control, and more.
VICE Staff
2.20.18
politics

The Texas Gerrymandering Trial Could Change All of America

Why you should care that a fight over congressional districts in the Lone Star State—federal judges called the current setup unfair to people of color—is back in court.
Mike Pearl
7.14.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Supreme Court Just Told North Carolina to Be Less Racist

The justices ruled the state violated the Constitution when it redrew its congressional districts based too heavily on race alone—a.k.a. egregious gerrymandering.
VICE Staff
5.22.17
Art

'Spawn Of Gerrymander' Illustrates the Grotesque Shapes of US Congressional Districts

As election day approaches, see illustrated visions of the truly strange shapes congressional districts have taken on through gerrymandering.
Beckett Mufson
11.3.14
News

The US Government Shut Down Because Everything Is Stupid

Thanks to a few dozen ultraconservative Tea Party politicians, the entire federal government shut down at midnight last night. This doesn't seem like a great way to run a country, does it?
Harry Cheadle
10.1.13