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On this edition of Your Call, we examine partisan voting districts. In 2012, Republicans held the House even though they got 1.4 million fewer votes than Democrats. Republicans also won majorities in states across the country even though more voters backed Democrats. Why? Gerrymandering.

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On the November 3rd edition of Your Call,  we’ll have a conversation about key down-ballot races.

 

On the next Your Call, we’ll discuss key down ballot races.

On the June 22nd edition of Your Call, Salon’s Editor in Chief David Daley discusses his new book, Rat F**ked, The True Story Behind The Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy.

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the two statewide ballot measures to increase the taxes on cigarettes and to change term limits for state legislators. Voters will also vote on the 2012 presidential contest, and local and statewide races.  What’s at stake? What questions do you have?  Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin and you.

Guests:

Kim Alexander, President & Founder of California Voter Foundation