Omaha, NE.—According to one national study, the Omaha House race between Democrat Kara Eastman and Republican Congresssman Don Bacon has been
Bacon’s race to lose since day one.
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While some recent polls find the race a toss-up, the Princeton Gerrymandering Project says since GOP-led redistricting a few years ago the Republican candidate starts with a 77 per chance of winning.
As former Senator Bob Kerrey tells News Channel Nebraska’s Joe Jordan: “Gerrymandering has made it much more difficult for Democrats. We haven’t done as good a job, we do a lot of gerrymandering ourselves but (the Republicans) just proved to be better at it.”
Take a look at these numbers from the Sarpy County Election Commission, pre and post GOP-led redistricting over the last ten years.