[Paleopsych] RE: redistricting in CA
shovland at mindspring.com
Tue Feb 22 00:31:47 UTC 2005
My stipulation that we would remove
the human element from the process.
Arnold's solution of a board of retired
judges is just as prone to corruption
as anything involving people.
A pure grid system composed of 1 mile
squares would be OK. With that grid
laid over the map of a state, we would
count the population and then apportion
representatives according to the
standard formula of so many per
From: ldj [SMTP:ldj at mail.sisna.com]
Sent: Monday, February 21, 2005 9:47 AM
To: Steve Hovland
Subject: redistricting in CA
Steve, give me the liberal take on this:
It seems to me this could be an area we can agree on, left and right?
Perhaps the underlying value is power for its own sake (incumbents) vs.
real representative government (insurgents)??? Incumbents (in Utah,
religious conservatives, in CA, institutionalized democrats) are rigging
districts to keep power.
SISNA...more service, less money.
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