Politics Aside, This Gerrymandered Race Route Is Confusing | Runner’s World
The political practice of gerrymandering isn’t easy to explain. Attempts often include confusing maps and eye-roll-inducing descriptions of efforts to draw district lines that guarantee one party’s ability to maintain—or win—seats in Congress. But it’s important to how Americans vote. So to show gerrymandering’s effects, one runner decided to illustrate the issue in the run-loving town of Asheville, North Carolina—with a racecourse.