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2010 Census
Redistricting's last best hope in Md.
Redistricting's last best hope in Md.

Abraham Lincoln, arguably the nation's greatest president, said in 1858: "Public sentiment is everything." Apparently, the Maryland General Assembly didn't get the word. This year, it again defied public sentiment by refusing to end gerrymandering, the state's rigged election system. Just as it has done so many times in the past, the Democrat-led legislature declined to vote on whether to stop — or even just curb — the ability of the party in power to wildly draw congressional districts along partisan lines for political gain. Polls show overwhelming bipartisan public opposition to gerrymandering. They should: It stacks the deck in elections,...