A German teenager has punched holes in Albany's pretense that redistricting is hard

Michael Gianaris

October 04, 2011

This Daily News editorial shows just how easy it can be to draw fair district lines.

With a deadline looming to redraw legislative districts based on the 2010 census, Albany must stop skewing the process for political benefit.


He's a 19-year-old student who lives in Hamburg, Germany, and who whipped up a credible redistricting plan for the state Senate. All he needed was an enthusiasm for American politics, a head for computers and a connection to the Internet

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