Posted: June 11th, 2022
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Please view and take notes on the Patterson videos
Congress and Constituencyhttps://youtu.be/qR0S2L1T_Ew
Congress and Partyhttps://youtu.be/QKQjNJI6_1k
Then respond to the following two questions:
1. Explain why politicians utilize gerrymandering. Next, give some reasons as to why critics of gerrymandering believe that it is undemocratic tool.
2. Several states have decided to hand the re-districting process over to a non-partisan commission. Do you believe that citizen non-partisan commissions will result in legislative districts that are more democratic, competitive and less partisan?
For further information please read:
· Need for State Non-Partisan Gerrymandering Commissions
· Opinion analysis: A cure for partisan gerrymandering?
· How to fix gerrymandering and stop future shutdowns
Your initial post must be at least 300 words. List all web resources and referenced materials that were used. You must use the APA citation style format in listing references used and in parenthetical citations.
View theDiscussion Forum Rubricto understand how you will be evaluated.
· Plagiarism will not be tolerated.A failing grade for the assignment and/or the course will be awarded pursuant to theSPC Academic Integrity Policy.https://go.spcollege.edu/AcademicHonesty/
· For definitive APA formatting, refer to one of the following:
Print Manual: American Psychological Association. (2020).Publication manual of the American Psychological Association: The official guide to APA style.
APA Style Website:https://apastyle.apa.org/
SPC created APA Information Guide:https://spcollege.libguides.com/hecapa
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