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Would this be fair - overlay a square grid on a state and then adjust square grid sizes (by combining squares to make then bigger, or breaking them down to make them smaller) to get equal population in each square? Would that even be do-able?
"Gerrymandering" is a word that got a life of its own. Like gifs--the inventor said it was pronounced JIFF.
I like this method because it lets parties haggle like they want to: https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2017/november/i-cut-you-choose-cake-cutting-protocol-inspires-solution-to-gerrymandering.html
Or there's this mathematical method to get canonical districts: https://rangevoting.org/SplitLR.html
Why not determine districts with zip codes?
I have heard that the California model for re-districting is a good model. https://www.wedrawthelinesca.org/about_us