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Food truck serves oddly shaped pizza slices in Pittsburgh as lesson on gerrymandering

PITTSBURGH — A food truck called Gerry’s Partisan Pizza served up free slices of pizza in Oakland on Friday — but there was a catch.

The slices were cut into odd shapes, rather than the standard neat triangles and their sizes varied, according to our news partners at the Tribune Review.

Each piece was meant to serve as a reminder about gerrymandering, said Simon Radecki, organizing manager for Pennsylvania for Represent Us, an organization that describes itself as the nation’s leading cross-partisan anti-corruption group. The group is sponsoring Gerry’s Partisan Pizza as it makes a nationwide tour to raise awareness about gerrymandering.

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