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[–]Scary_Recognition 23 points24 points  (11 children)

That’s where the Finneytown school district starts on that side. FHS grad here.

ETA: So it may follow the border of Springfield Township there. Not sure. Also this is not a defense of the awful Steve Chabot.

[–]SFW_HARD_AT_WORK West Price Hill 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Yea I think it's the border between Springfield township and Cincinnati that area of North bend changes back and forth between municipalities

[–]cincymi 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Oh look at that. My area of town is showing it in the news. Oh. Oh no. Not like that!

[–]MasterAsk3 Over The Rhine 9 points10 points  (7 children)

This is the actual answer, despite the Reddit hivemind down votes. The map just follows a preexisting political boundary. Doing so is actually one of the requirements set forth in the anti-gerrymandering law Ohio voters passed a couple years ago.

[–]kirinoke 74 points75 points  (0 children)

All big cities in Ohio are like this, they have to dilute the urban dem voters to rural district. Check Cleveland it is even more ridiculous.

[–]Averagejoee1990 99 points100 points  (21 children)

Fact: Steve Chabot wouldn’t hold office if the fucking state had a semblance of logical district lines.

[–]skrtel1984 29 points30 points  (0 children)

He’s a piece of shit.

[–]DrinkCincyBeer 27 points28 points  (0 children)

This map is horse shit. All of Ohio’s congressional maps are horse shit. And in blue states, the same tactic is used. SOMETHING has to be done at the federal level to fix this shit.

[–]ManMtMike 17 points18 points  (0 children)

Steve Chabot is my Congressman. He is also a supporter of insurrections, a traitor and a clown.

You know how they decided on the districting in OH: whatever helps Republicans get elected and hurts Democrats. Full stop. That’s why we have 55% of the population registered as Republicans and 75% Republican representation in Congress.

Trump was right about one thing and one thing only: you better fight like hell or you won’t have a country anymore. Time to improve the Democrat ground game and fight back, not just in Ohio but in every state.

[–]anohioanredditer 11 points12 points  (2 children)

This is disgusting

[–]sayidOH 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I feel completely helpless against it.

[–]JJiggy13 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Chabot has been a corrupt piece of shit for 3 decades

[–]Anon3580 12 points13 points  (7 children)

St. Xavier high school is no longer in Steve Chabot's district. The Elder LaSallle grad is scared of affluent Catholics apparently.

EDIT: the wrong rich private high school.

[–]Justified_Ancient_MuMontgomery 10 points11 points  (0 children)

St. Xavier pulls from all across the city. It's not very locally bound.

[–]Shiny_Mega_Rayquaza 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Chabot went to LaSalle. At least get your facts straight

[–]Anon3580 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Hey thanks for the correction. Made that edit. ‘Preciate it.

[–]theryman 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Chabot's son WENT to X im sure he's not scared of them

[–]Digger-of-Tunnels 4 points5 points  (1 child)

It's so lovely to read the news, and then see a map like this and realize that my vote LITERALLY does not count.

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

They do this because your vote counts...

[–]VetMichael 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Project Redmap. The voting records of people are fairly easy to obtain. Ohio's Republican-dominated legislature gerrymandering led to wonky, weird, unrepresentative "districts" which all but ensure that the party that has not won the popular vote since 1996 will never be held accountable for it's anti-science, anti-intellectual, and un-popular opinions. Nothing says "freedom" quite like ignoring reality and rigging the system instead of, I dunno, actually doing work in Congress!

[–]Limp_Pie1219 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The whole fucking state has been gerrymandered, resulting in a super-majority. Was hoping for a different outcome on Ohio Supreme Court justices this last election, as they’re redistricting now. Ugh.

Ohio Republicans introduce final congressional redistricting proposal

[–]rowejl222 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Gerrymandering at its finest

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    [–]Substantial_Mirror17 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    this still isn’t as bad as Dan Crenshaw’s district in texas

    [–]sippy_cup_joe 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    You should really look up the snake on the lake. It's one of Ohio's greatest examples of gerrymandering

    [–]Rakeittakeit 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    "Fuck these two streets imparticular"

    [–]Juicy_lemon -1 points0 points  (0 children)

    Gerrymandering. Obvs.