From Politics in Question:

In this week’s episode of Politics In Question, Sara Sadhwani joins Julia and Lee to discuss elections reform. Sadhwani is an assistant professor of politics at Pomona College and serves on California’s Citizens Redistricting Commission. She specializes in Asian American and Latino voting behavior, elections, interest groups, and representation. Her research has been published in Political Behavior, PS: Political Science and Politics, the California Journal of Politics and Policy, and the Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics. Sadhwani’s analysis of elections has appeared in the Washington Post, Vox, LA Times, and the NPR affiliate KCRW-Los Angeles.

What’s wrong with our elections? Is gerrymandering the problem? Will independent redistricting commissions solve it? What lessons can we learn from states like California about the prospects for elections reform at the federal level. And what are the implications of elections reform for federalism? These are some of the questions that Sara, Julia, and Lee discuss in this week’s episode.

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