2012 Congressional Election

Gerrymandering Lives in Maryland

That's a special cartographic skill they have there


Maryland is still the undisputed U.S. champion, when it comes to drawing sprawling, weirdly shaped congressional districts, according to a soon-to-be-released national study.

Maryland has the least compact congressional districts in the nation, based on four mathematical tools for compactness, Azavea, a geographic information services firm in Philadelphia, plans to report in a white paper.