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2010 Census
Gerrymandering isn't just a Maryland issue [Letter]

I was taken aback when I saw the headline of the editorial "Election of GOP governor opens door to fairer election redistricting." Yes, Maryland may have gerrymandered congressional districts. However, this isn't solely a Maryland or Democratic party problem. It's a national problem. Do the editors forget what happened elsewhere in the country after the 2010 census and midterm elections? The Republicans in any number of states gerrymandered dozens of congressional districts to make sure they controlled the House of Representatives for the next 10 years! Very few districts in the country have competitive elections. This has only increased the gridlock we see in...