Illustration of many redistricting maps
Illustration of many redistricting maps

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Students will learn to read and analyze a secondary source on Pennsylvania’s voting lines, think critically about motivations and incentives when legislators draw the maps, simulate the legislative and commission process and map their own communities.

TYPE OF ACTIVITIES: 
1. Review “How are Pennsylvania’s voting lines determined?
2. Simulate legislative process for determining PA’s congressional maps
3. Simulate commission process for determining PA’s state legislative maps
4. Map your own community.