League of Women Voters Statement on Charlottesville

We stand in solidarity with the victims of violence in Charlottesville. Here is our statement regarding the horrific acts by white supremacists in Virginia this weekend. The following statement was issued by League of Women Voters president Chris Carson:     “Yesterday the world watched in horror as white supremacists gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia. There is no place for hatred and violence in our democracy […]

Girl Power! Woman Professor Fighting Gerrymandering with Geometry

“A math professor is working to challenge political dysfunction in America at a special summer school for mathematicians taking place in Boston this week! Dr. Moon Duchin of Tufts University aims to use mathematics to tackle the growing crisis of extreme gerrymandering that is disenfranchising voters across the United States. Partisan-motivated gerrymandering, when elected officials create absurdly-shaped districts to ensure that they will never face […]