"Vote Counts: Packing and Cracking"
Thursday, August 12
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm ET (New York)
Get a glimpse into the mathematics of elections by becoming a "legislator" for a day. Explore how election districts are drawn, including "packing," "cracking," and the meaning of wasted votes, in order to analyze the fairness of representation in an election.
Materials needed: paper, pencil, colored pens (or markers), and printout to be provided
This is a live-streamed event. Occasional video recordings are made available for a fee at videos.momath.org.
|Registration fee||$ 15.00|
|Registration ($15) plus $15 donation to support participants in need||$ 30.00|
|Discounted rate ($5) for MoMath members||$ 5.00|
|Fee waived (for participants with financial need; max 1 session per participant)||$ 0.00|