The following chart reflects wonderful progress. The average district perimenter is significantly improved in every plan! Gerrymandering will be lessened significantly in Dallas. We have much to celebrate!
This chart also reflects challenges. The differences between the plans in the ability to provide 8 secure minority districts is significant. While they all meet minimum criteria, hopefully the Redistricting Commission will see the wisdom of going well beyond the minimum.
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|Dallas City Council Redistricting - 11 Amended Plans for 08-16-11 Meeting|