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Political Boundaries cause Controversy

 

February 10, 2022



The 2020 census has come and gone and it’s time to redraw political subdivision lines. Lines are typically drawn to incorporate roughly the same number of people in each subdivision, plus or minus about five percent. However, at times lines are drawn for political purposes, such as trying to influence voting in a district. Such a use of political power is called gerrymandering.

Representative Dan Zwonitzer from Laramie County, Chairman of the House Corporations Committee, is trying to do just that by creating a long, thin dogleg into Precinct 10 to incorporate his new address into his fo...



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