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Prison-Based Gerrymanding- A Visual Explanation

Posted by Charlie Albanetti on May 26, 2010

Statewide Advocacy Day

Posted by Charlie Albanetti on May 5, 2010

Imprisoned by the Census

Posted by Mike Cummings on Apr 5, 2010

The Racial Tint to Prison-Based Gerrymandering

Posted by JZhu on Apr 1, 2010

Residents of NY Senate District 45 Agree: Prison-Based Gerrymandering is Wrong

Posted by JZhu on Apr 1, 2010


The Census Bureau counts incarcerated people as residents of the communities where prisons located, as opposed to their home communities. Counting incarcerated people in the wrong place skews legislative representation and the political power of our communities.

The Statewide Coalition to End Prison-Based Gerrymandering seeks to eliminate this practice by changing how the state and counties use the Census data for the purpose of legislative redistricting.