News

  • What comes next after Map Day

    Chris Satullo | May 31st, 2019

    How the judging of maps and awarding of prizes will unfold.

  • A new twist for mappers: Rack up 'endorsements' for your map

    Chris Satullo | March 26th, 2019

    Image Credit: DTL Staff
  • Spring entry deadline extended to May 31

    Chris Satullo | March 8th, 2019

    The extra time will help high school teachers use DTL as a classroom resource.

  • We're roaming PA again, making maps and mischief

    DTL Staff | March 6th, 2019

    We're holding a bunch of events to explain gerrymandering and show you our cool digital mapping tool.

    Poli Sci student Amanda Patino with her Personal PA map. | Image Credit: DTL Staff
  • ICYMI: DTL in the news and the 'empire' strikes back

    Chris Satullo | January 2nd, 2019

    In several state capitols, elected officials continue to try to thwart or undo redistricting reforms that voters just approved.

    The Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City | Image Credit: Associated Press
  • The Mappers' Tale: The Waxenberg Family of Lords Valley

    Chris Satullo | December 3rd, 2018

    Michael Waxenberg of Pike County got really interested in gerrymandering during the Pennsylvania court case last winter. He was the head geek in his family, but when he enlisted his daughters to help do a Draw the Lines map, one of them asked the genius question that showed the Waxenbergs the path to their map.

    Michael Waxenberg (upper right) and his family with U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (upper left) | Image Credit: Michael Waxenberg
  • The Mapper's Tale: Rachel Matto of Manheim Township

    Chris Satullo | November 29th, 2018

    Student mapper Rachel Matto worked hard to keep populations equal and avoid county splits on her map, but said that overall it was 'fun and simple.'

    Rachel Matto, student mapper from Lancaster County