Gerrymandering: The Political Impact Of Drawing New Lines

Nov 16, 2012

Republicans will hold a 38-seat lead in the US House of Representatives. But Democrats lead by 0.6 percent in the popular vote. What is the deal? Some experts say the gap can be explained by partisan gerrymandering – the  strategic redrawing of congressional district lines to benefit one political party.

Ross Reynolds talks with researcher Nicholas Goedert from Washington University in St. Louis.