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Redistricting: Competition or safe seats?

Larry Jacobs discusses his wish for more civil discourse in political competition.

Even so, Prof. Larry Jacobs is among those who argue that Minnesota should do more to foster the kind of political competition that would force candidates to meet voters in the middle and to do so with more civility and less extremism. "We need to have a positive and active commitment to competition," said Jacobs, who directs the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute.

Minn Post
February 22, 2012

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