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  • ICYMI: That didn't take long; partisan squabbling over new redistricting panel begins

    Chris Satullo | December 5th, 2018

    Last Wednesday, Gov. Wolf named David Thornburgh, CEO of the Committee of Seventy and leader of Draw the Lines PA, to head a new advisory panel tasked with suggesting redistricting reforms. The commission is already caught in a partisan crossfire, as Republican leaders take aim.

    Photo: David Thornburgh
    David Thornburgh | Image Credit: DTL Staff
  • 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
  • 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
  • What the mid-terms meant for reform in PA

    Chris Satullo | November 15th, 2018

    An analysis of how the mid-term election results in Pennsylvania affect the quest to slay the gerrymander.

  • How to host a DTL mapping party

    Chris Satullo | November 7th, 2018

    Here's how to make fixing democracy fun. Draw the Lines offers its guide to hosting a raucous mapping party at your home.

    The Put PA Back Together Challenge engrosses a participant at our State of Young Philly event. | Image Credit: Linda Breitstein