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Crises in Democracy: constituency re-districting and gerrymandering in the UK and US

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Speaker(s): Sam Hirsch, Iain McLean
Chair: Professor Moshé Machover

Recorded on 27 November 2007 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.

One person, one vote is a core principle of a democratic system. Electoral districting in the UK and US is far from satisfactory and seriously compromises claims to democracy.Sam Hirsch specialises in election law, voting rights, and re-districting. Iain McLean is director of the Public Policy Unit, Oxford University.

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