The following story will move Saturday as this week’s Sunday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
ELECTION 2018-GERRYMANDERING — With an election looming, courts earlier this year declared congressional districts in two states to be unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders. One map, in Pennsylvania, was redrawn. The other, in North Carolina, was not. The sharply contrasting outcomes that resulted on Election Day in the two states provide a case study on the impact of partisan gerrymandering. By David A. Lieb. 1,300 words by 11 a.m., photos.