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Indiana can fix gerrymandering

July 16, 2016

The past year has been good to Alexander Hamilton. The $10 founding father without a father, Secretary of the Treasury and Revolutionary War hero is the subject of a smash-hit musical that has reinvigorated interest in his life and done wonders for his legacy.

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Indiana should let citizens play key role in redistricting

May 6, 2016

The Special Interim Committee should be called upon and encouraged to draft a strong reform proposal which should include a citizen-led redistricting commission that will draw districts according to a set of statutory guidelines. Reform of the redistricting process before the next round of maps are drawn in 2021 is critical to the future of the electoral process.

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