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Anatomy of a fixed riding

With accusations of gerrymandering flying, here’s a study in the art of redrawing electoral maps

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As the Alberta Tories prepare to redraw the electoral map, Calgary Heraldcolumnist Don Braid outlines how contorting Ralph Klein’s constituency 20 years ago kept him his seat for a long while. “A rational rectangular riding became an misshapen monster, with a tentacle stretching from the inner city down Crowchild Trail to Lakeview, and a gap at the north end where Mount Royal had been.”

Calgary Herald

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