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Pennsylvania’s Redistricting Is Done, but Effects Are Still Unfolding

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Poll worker Chuck Kellander interacts with voters through a plexiglass screen at Belmont Hill Elementary School in Bensalem, Bucks County.

Every decade, an earthquake hits the Pennsylvania’s legislature in the form of redistricting. This year the commonwealth got a new map that makes Democrats more competitive than they’ve been in at least two decades, but also makes districts less likely to swing between parties.

WHYY’s Katie Meyer aims a spotlight on the ways those changes affect people in two different places: the blue-shifting Harrisburg metro, and moderate Bucks County.

(Original air-date: 3/2/22)