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October 19, 2012

So much for impartial redistricting|

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“We had a governor who not only didn’t hold them to the pledge, but winked,” said Bill Samuels of the EffectiveNY.org think tank in an interview last week with the Associated Press.

The winners in this sham of a process are entrenched Albany incumbents; according to an AP tally, just over 40 have been voted out of office in more than 4,000 races since 1970.

The losers here are voters such as those of the shamefully contorted 101st district, who were hemmed in crudely in a manner befitting cattle, not constituents.

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