The #midterm elections are just two weeks away– but are you being represented? Total population is not the only way to apportion representation in a democracy.
Prof. Paul Edelman of Vanderbilt University Law School examines a fascinating system of representation happening in the small town of Groton, Connecticut.
READ: "Is Groton the Next Evenwel?" http://michiganlawreview.org/is-groton-the-next-evenwel/
In Evenwel v. Abbott the Supreme Court left open the question of whether states could employ population measures other than total population as a basis for drawing representative districts so as to meet the requirement of “one person, one vote” (OPOV). It was thought that there was little prospe...