This last election, the only reason the republicans retained the lower house was gerrymandering. They lost the presidency handily. They couldn't win the upper house. Hell, in my state, Montana, a very
I hope you realize that hte only reason most politicians stay in power is gerrymandering. Whenever either party has the opportunity to take advantage of it they absolutely run with it. The problem is that those times happen infrequently and people forget by then what the other party did when it was their turn. Heck I've seen districts changed to include areas 5 or more miles away across a body of water in order to help the current in-power party candidate (D at the time).