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Mapping Out 77057 for International Women's Day

Still learning about the Political process & why we need to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment has been very eye-opening & in particular, the phenomenon of GERRYMANDERING.

Gerrymandering is the practice of subverting the vote to disproportionately under-represent citizens in a discriminatory fashion.

There are no less than 7 voting districts where I live in zip code 77057 as seen on my Voter Registration Card below. Each one of the little squares on the right represent a corresponding Electoral Office such as Senate District, Congressional District Commissioners Court & so on.

Some of these maps criss-cross the area in an impossible fashion.

One example of a Harris County Precinct Map: