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John Oliver on How Representatives Choose Their Voters, Rather Than the Other Way Around (Video)

Posted on Apr 10, 2017

“Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver points out how nuts it is that, rather than being a representative democracy, the U.S. is a nation in which politicians have more sway than voters. A huge part of the problem can be traced to a five-syllable word: gerrymandering. Watch as Oliver in the clip below explains some of the intricacies of drawing districts.

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