Gill v. Whitford

Justice Alito
Can I take you back to -- to Justice Kagan’s question about the legislators’ use of these techniques? Are all the techniques that are used by politicians in order to try to maximize their chances of electoral success scientific? I think they rely a lot on polls, don’t they? How scientific have they proven to be?
Gill v. Whitford Source
https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/2017/16-1161_cqeh.pdf