Both parties skew district lines


Mississippi’s little-known and usually irrelevant two-tiered system for electing its governor and other statewide officials may very well have been set up to ensure white political control.

Much of what’s included in the 1890 constitution, in which this two-tiered process was introduced, had that precise motivation in mind.

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