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District lines, and the groups of voters within them, may seem arbitrary, but a lot of thought (and political bickering) is put into these carefully drawn lines. From “packing” a district to “cracking” a district–learn how the shape of districts impacts political parties during election season.

Lesson by Christina Greer, animation by Smart Bubble Society.