Santa Fe New Mexican: New Mexico’s redistricting effort receives high grade
Santa Fe New Mexican: New Mexico's redistricting effort receives high grade
The coalition hub, which included the national Common Cause and the National Congress of American Indians, talked to over 2,000 people involved in the redistricting process in all 50 states.
Dan Vicuña, director of redistricting and representation for Common Cause, a voting-rights nonprofit headquartered in Washington, D.C., said in an interview those compiling the report put less focus on partisan conflicts and court cases and more on “whether public input was implemented in the maps.”
He said while the coalition hub did study court cases, it did not take them into account when finalizing the report card’s grades.
New Mexico is one of at least 15 states still involved with litigation stemming from redistricting efforts, Vicuña wrote in an email.
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