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Author Daley, David (Editor-in-chief), author.

Title Unrigged : how Americans are battling back to save democracy / David Daley.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Co., [2020]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  324.9730933 DAL    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  324.9730933 DAL    AVAILABLE
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Description xxviii, 286 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-261) and index.
Summary "A revelatory account by the best- selling author of Ratf**ked that will give you hope that America's fragile democracy can still be saved. Following Ratf**ked, his "extraordinary timely and undeniably important" (New York Times Book Review) exposé of how a small cadre of Republican operatives rigged American elections, David Daley emerged as one of the nation's leading authorities on gerrymandering. In Unrigged, he charts a vibrant political movement that is rising in the wake of his and other reporters' revelations. With his trademark journalistic rigor and narrative flair, Daley reports on Pennsylvania's dramatic defeat of a gerrymander using the research of ingenious mathematicians and the Michigan millennial who launched a statewide redistricting revolution with a Facebook post. He tells the stories of activist groups that paved the way for 2018's historic blue wave and won crucial battles for voting rights in Florida, Maine, Utah, and nationwide. In an age of polarization, Unrigged offers a vivid portrait of a nation transformed by a new civic awakening, and provides a blueprint for what must be done to keep American democracy afloat"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject United States. Congress -- Elections, 2018.
Voting -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Political participation -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Elections -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Gerrymandering -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Apportionment (Election law) -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Democracy -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2017-
ISBN 9781631495755 (hardcover)
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