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SALISBURY — Akhil Reed Amar, Yale law professor and author, said gerrymandering was not why Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election.

Amar spoke at the Salisbury School on Friday, Oct. 27, as part of the Salisbury Forum series of talks.

He spent about 20 minutes talking about the major themes of his many books, and then went into a question-and-answer mode.

Asked about gerrymandering and the 2016 election, he said Democrats “cluster in cities,” while Republican voters tend to inhabit rural districts.

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