Scatterplot showing Incarcerated population as a percentage of district size in Texas and Louisiana local governments, 
grouped by whether the local government relied on or rejected the Census Bureau’s prison counts when drawing districts.

Data Source: Prison Policy Initiative original research. (Graph: Peter Wagner, 2013)

This graph originally appeared in Avoiding prison gerrymandering is often a matter of common sense: Texas and Louisiana research update.

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