Democratic Congressman Says Gerrymandering ‘Top Issue’ Driving Partisan Divide in America

October 06, 2017

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-N.Y.) told correspondent Nicholas Ballasy that gerrymandering is the top issue driving the “partisan divide” in America today.

“Everybody is sick of all the partisanship. Everybody is sick of all the finger-pointing and nothing getting done, and the reason it’s so partisan is because of political, partisan gerrymandering. There are 435 seats in the United States Congress – 400 of those seats are guaranteed safe seats,” Suozzi said after a rally Tuesday outside of the Supreme Court while the justices heard oral arguments in the Gill v. Whitford gerrymandering case.

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