NY Post: NY voters oppose Democrat attempts to gerrymander

We’ve been telling you for months: when Democrats can’t compete, they cheat.

A new poll shows that New Yorkers agree. 72% of New Yorkers reject gerrymandering our Congressional District lines, while 82% consider it cheating. 

New York Post: NY voters oppose Democrat attempts to gerrymander congressional districts to thwart Republican candidates: poll

By Carl Campanile

New York voters widely oppose any attempts by the Democrat-controlled state government to redraw congressional district lines in order to give their candidates an edge over Republicans in the 2024 elections, according to a new poll obtained by The Post.

Gerrymandering was rejected by 72% of likely voters, while 81% of voters viewed the partisan political redistricting as cheating, the survey – conducted by GOP pollster John McLaughlin for the group Stop NY Corruption – found.

More than half – 62% – of respondents said they disapprove of current attempts by New York Democrats to throw out the 2022 district lines that were drawn by a neutral, court-appointed special master.

When asked, 80% of voters agreed with a clause in the New York State Constitution that states, “districts shall not be drawn to discourage competition or for the purpose of favoring or disfavoring incumbents or other particular candidates or political parties.”

And 78% of those polled agreed with the statement, “partisan political gerrymandering leads to more corruption.”

Continue reading at NYPost.com


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