Testing the limits of partisan gerrymandering
Clip: 10/01/2017 | 9m 1s
In the 2012 elections, Republicans in Wisconsin won 60 of the 99 Assembly seats, despite Democrats having a majority of the statewide vote. The disparity lead to the federal lawsuit Gill v. Whitford, in which plaintiffs alleged that voting districts were gerrymandered unconstitutionally. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments. NewsHour Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield reports.
Aired: 10/01/17Video has closed captioning.
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