Chris Fowler

Chris Fowler

Chris Fowler is associate professor of geography and demography at Penn State.

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Commentary: How to make voting districts fair to voters, not parties

By: and - November 22, 2021

Should fairness to political parties be the standard for evaluating legislative redistricting? Across the nation, state lawmakers are jockeying to advantage their party – be it Republican or Democratic – while drawing boundaries for legislative and congressional districts. If the Freedom to Vote Act currently before Congress passes, many state maps that favor one party […]