David Daley is the publisher of the Connecticut Mirror, former editor-in-chief of Salon, and the digital media fellow for the Wilson Center for Humanities and the Arts and the Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia. He is the author of a best-selling book on the modern politics of gerrymandering, Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy. He has also been an editor at the Louisville Courier-Journal, Details magazine, and a reporter and editor at the Hartford Courant. He is a native of South Windsor, a graduate of Boston College (BA) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (MA), and lives with his wife, Jennifer, and son, Wyatt.
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GOP control of the House is safe until 2021. But it came with a heavy price -- an empowered base and Donald Trump.
Ratf**ked author David Daley says that Republicans targeted key state legislative races in 2010 in an effort to control state houses, and, eventually, Congressional redistricting.
Arizona and Florida, both states where voters have tried to end gerrymandering, vividly illustrate how hard politicians will work to maintain it.
David Daley, author of Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy, explains REDMAP and partisan gerrymandering.
GOP control of the House is safe until 2021. But it came with a heavy price -- an empowered base and Donald Trump