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Fair redistricting must include all states [Letter]

As a long-time student of politics, I'd like to comment on your editorial entitled "Election of GOP governor opens the door to fairer election redistricting". Indeed, I can't imagine political partisanship being kept out of the redistricting process. But what elected Maryland Democrats do to maximize their numbers in Congress and the state legislature here, elected Republicans try their utmost to do the same in states where they hold the redistricting power. Consider that, although President Obama in the 2012 elections carried such more-populous-than-Maryland states as Florida, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin, each of those states whose...