• Charleston City Paper

Cunningham Condemns Proposed Congressional Map as Blatant Gerrymandering

S.C. gubernatorial candidate Joe Cunningham, formerly represented the 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, a district that would see some changes from the proposed congressional redistricting map recently passed in the S.C. House.

Cunningham called the maps the “most blatant example of gerrymandering” this year during a press conference in West Ashley Tuesday morning. The proposed map would lump together voters in West Ashley and Johns Island and move them to SC-06, a Columbia-based district, further silencing a growing Democratic base in Charleston, Cunningham said. {...}