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Red Flags in This Nonpartisan Redistricting Plan

Red Flags in This Nonpartisan Redistricting Plan

Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is deploying a new maneuver to avoid having the liberal-controlled court weigh in on the state’s electoral maps: writing new ones. At 3am Tuesday morning, Vos and the Assembly Republicans drafted legislative that would be akin to “Iowa Style Nonpartisan Redistricting”, then they held a press conference about it that same day, with no plans to give it a public hearing before they vote on it on Thursday. Kristin, Greg and Jane have thoughts about this – including a couple red flags that people should be aware of. Here is a really good X/twitter thread from John Johnson, who breaks down what’s in the new redistricting bill and how it ultimately isn’t a huge departure from what we currently do.

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