Drawing Lines: A Public Interest Guide To Real Redistricting Reform

Drawing Lines: A Public Interest Guide To Real Redistricting Reform

February 1, 2005
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A new report by Demos and the Center for Governmental Studies that shows that current (February 2005) legislation and proposed initiatives on redistricting in California all fail to sufficiently address the needs of the public, and suggests clear guidelines for much fairer redistricting. The report responds to the California State Legislature and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who are considering sweeping changes to the way California draws electoral district boundaries with several new proposals that would give redistricting authority to an "Independent Redistricting Commission" and take it away from partisan legislative control.
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