Democrats see consequences from redistricting reform push
September 5, 2021
DENVER (AP) — Democrats argue that the once-a-decade process of redrawing political maps shouldn't be a partisan cage match. In the name of good government and balance, they've pushed for independent commissions to do the work of rebalancing population changes into congressional districts.
They're about to feel the consequences of their focus on fairness.
In Democratic-controlled Colorado, Virginia and Oregon, new congressional maps drawn by commissions or bipartisan power-sharing agreements are unlikely to give the party the sort of political advantages it could have otherwise enjoyed....