David Daley

journalist and author

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David Daley on KCRW

In the year 2000, legal dispute over the failure of Florida's voting machinery led to the selection of President George W. Bush by the US Supreme Court.

US elections: Repaired… or fixed?

In the year 2000, legal dispute over the failure of Florida's voting machinery led to the selection of President George W. Bush by the US Supreme Court.

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After every census, legislatures around the country draw up new boundaries for congressional districts…and for their own.

High Court hears a major gerrymandering case

After every census, legislatures around the country draw up new boundaries for congressional districts…and for their own.

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It seems that gerrymandering -- the process of setting voting districts to the benefit of a certain party -- is as old as the electoral process itself.

Are Republicans Winning Through the Gerrymander?

It seems that gerrymandering -- the process of setting voting districts to the benefit of a certain party -- is as old as the electoral process itself.

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