Team Wilkes University, State Runner-up in Higher Ed.

The Rotunda at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg was jammed Feb. 6th as citizen mappers from around the state waited to find out who would be the statewide champion.

Committee of Seventy CEO David Thornburgh hosted the Feb. 6 event , which ran right on time. Neither musical numbers nor long acceptance speeches were permitted.

Including honorable mentions, more than 40 awards to went out. All details of the day are here, in a post by Project Director Chris Satullo.

The competition spotlights the important role that citizens can play in eliminating unfair gerrymandering from Pennsylvania elections.