We have revised our work quantifying gerrymandering in the N.C. Congressional Districts. The original work was presented in Common Cause v Rucho. We have taken the opportunity to use the improved code base which performs more sophisticated convergence test and update our discussion to better reflect our current perspective. We have also corrected a few inaccuracies and small errors. That being said, the results are fully in line with those from the original version.
The new text can be found HERE.
A collection of related animations can be found “The Animated Firewall.” Two related discussions can be in It’s Not about Proportional Representation and The Fix is in: The votes don’t matter.
The data and code for this work can be found in this git repository: https://git.math.duke.edu/gitlab/gjh/nccongressionalensembles.git.