Public News Service: Amid multiple lawsuits, Texas’ redistricting gets D- from elections watchdog
Public News Service: Amid multiple lawsuits, Texas' redistricting gets D- from elections watchdog
Dan Vicuna, director of redistricting and representation with Common Cause, said the solution to extreme gerrymandering is establishment of a nonpartisan system or commission with broad representation to draw up districts – which only exists in a handful of states.
“The public understands that whether you’re kept in one district with a community that shares concerns of all sorts can really make the difference between having a champion in the halls of power – or not having a champion,” he explained.
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