Noon Wednesday: Prison Gerrymandering Effects in Wisconsin

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Noon Wednesday: Prison Gerrymandering Effects in Wisconsin

When the 2020 Census counted incarcerated people, they were counted at the address of the prison. Without the right to vote, the power of their political representation is in effect given to those living in surrounding communities. Jerome Dillard and Peggy West-Schroder of Ex-Incarcerated People Organizing explain prison gerrymandering and how it contributes to racial disparities in elections.

By Marisa Wojcik | Here & Now

October 20, 2021

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