Redrawing the Lines: 1961 A Study of the Redistricting Process in California
Publication Date: January 1961
Publisher(s): Rose Institute of State and Local Government
Author(s): T. Anthony Quinn
This document focuses on the gerrymander of 1961. The Democrat's had a heavy majority in both houses. However, Democratic seats did not nessecarily translate to Democratic votes. Kennedy and the Democratic party tried to give seats to more faithful Democrats and at the same time, take seats away from Republicans. This document analyzes the success of the gerrmander in California in 1961.