By Committee: Redistricting Commission

Written by City & State on . Posted in Spotlight

While the state’s legislative taskforce on redistricting sharpens its pencils in preparation for the 2010 national Census, a debate is brewing over who should be responsible for redrawing district lines.The bipartisan legislative taskforce, which consists of four legislators and two others, is charged with preparing research and statistical models for the redistricting, which the state Constitution mandates be completed two years after every Census. The group is currently split over whether to leave redistricting to the Legislature or to create… [More]