Friday, September 17, 2010

My State Senate District - S31

Feast your eyes on my horrifyingly gerrymandered Indiana State Senate District. Yes, that district represents such places as Geist resevoir mansions, a large state park, an army base, the far east of the county north of Cumberland, and the near east side of the old city limits of Indianapolis.

Can someone explain to me ONE thing that the Little Flower neighborhood has in common with Geist, and how State Senator Jim Merrit can even come close to adequately representing the interests of his constituents in my neighborhood? Do you think he's even campaigned in my neighborhood?

Update: Because someone couldn't quite believe how bad it is, I added a closeup of the southwestern most part of the district. Remember, this district stretches from GEIST RESERVOIR in the NE corner of the county, where the richest of the rich live.

Yes, that's Raymond street to the south and Willard Park/State Ave to the west


cwk said...

The closest he's ever been to your neighborhood is driving down I-70 to head to the statehouse.

Kelly said...

yeah. constituents at 10th/Shadeland and at Geist Reservoir? Hmm, not hard to imagine who takes precedence.

jdb said...

Ohhh I thought you said 10th and Pleasant Run on twitter. it does only go down to 16th on Shadeland, so I suppose you are safe there.