News

  • 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 Mannheim 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
  • Photos: Saving democracy one pizza at a time

    DTL Staff | November 27th, 2018

    On a miserable, rainy night, 30 people turned out at the Media-Upper Providence Library to learn how to map a new course for legislative districts.

    Image Credit: Linda Breitstein
  • The Mapper's Tale: BJ Ellis of Shillington

    Chris Satullo | November 26th, 2018

    A mapper from Berks County talks about how hard he found it to do the map he wanted without splitting county lines.

    Image Credit: Kevin Patrick Robbins
  • ICYMI - Barnstorming, quelling a 'blue wave' and Better Boundaries

    Chris Satullo | October 10th, 2018

    A review of the week's news about DTL and the issue of gerrymandering.

    Creed's Seafood and Steaks in King of Prussia, which is part of the legend of gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. | Image Credit: crusaderjournal.com
  • ICYMI: DTL barnstorming tour attracts media attention

    The Draw the Lines Team | September 24th, 2018

    The week in media, with coverage of DTL's launch and updates on redistricting reform in Missouri, Michigan and Virginia.