Detroit News: Redistricting commission will ‘consider its options’ after federal judges ordered a redraw
Detroit News: Redistricting commission will 'consider its options' after federal judges ordered a redraw
Common Cause Michigan welcomed the judges’ decision, but urged that the commissioners be allowed to redraw the maps.
“We’re glad to see all voices protected in our democratic process, especially Black Michiganders who have often been intentionally left out,” Common Cause Michigan Executive Director Quentin Turner said in a Friday statement. “Despite the redraw, we believe independent commissions, and not legislators, are the best way to achieve fair maps. The voters should always be able to choose their elected leaders — not the other way around.”
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