Kevin Landrigan’s Granite Status: Independent redistricting reform advances
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It’s looking like perhaps one of the most partisan activities at the State House could be taken out of the hands of state legislators.
We’re quite a ways from pay dirt on this issue but the 20-0 vote Wednesday of the House Election Law Committee significantly raises the hopes of advocates for creating an independent redistricting commission.
If this reform is going to happen, 2019 would be the year since this job will fall to the Legislature and governor that get elected in 2020.