Redistricting is the process of drawing electoral district boundaries in the USA.

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Dividing and aggregating polygons based on population?

I have started a new project where I am looking at municipal wards within a community. The community is currently made up of 4 wards. I have federal (canadian) neighborhood census data that provides ...
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ArcGIS raster-based districting for equal population districts: cost allocation?

My goal is to define 13 starting points as centers from which 13 continguous, non-overlapping districts will "spread out" across a raster (containing population data for each cell) until each district ...
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Simple Spatial Join of Point Feature to Polygon Target Feature Not So Simple (Source Files Included)

I have what should be a simple task to perform: join ~47K census blocks from the PL redistricting files with pop and racial data joined to Chicago Public Schools High School boundaries to get an ...
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Which census geography boundaries do congressional districts preserve?

Tried searching for this information elsewhere and couldn't find a clear answer in the TIGER documentation, so I thought I'd turn to you good folks. Obviously, congressional districts can cut across ...
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Steps for redistricting using ArcGIS Desktop or Open Source GIS? [closed]

I have been struggling with how to redistrict in ArcGIS Desktop so can anyone put me through the necessary steps, data, extensions, to perform this operation. More so, is there any Open Source GIS ...
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Where can I find the finest granularity of 2010 US census population information?

I am writing a re-districting application where I want to be able to create US voting districts based on geographic coordinate population data. In a perfect world, I would have the population for each ...
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Aggregating Polygons To Meet Privacy Requirements

I have a point feature class representing office locations of all employers in a certain industry. The feature class has an attribute for storing the number of employees working at each office. ...
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What spatial analysis did the US Supreme Court review in the Perry v. Perez opinion?

The Supreme Court recently issued an opinion on Perry v. Perez which seems like it must have involved evidence based on spatial analysis. The L.A. Times reports: The 9-0 decision set aside a new ...
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Seeking tools for regionalization/redistricting?

I am looking for tools for regionalization / districting in GIS. So far I have been able to identify Districting ArcGIS extension (now also online) REDCAP (currently limited to 50k input polygons) ...