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Heath Shuler’s US Congressional bill would mandate all states use only Democrats and Republicans for redistricting commissions

Ballot Access News:

Here is the text of HR 453, the bill introduced on January 26 by North Carolina Congressman Heath Shuler to require the states to use bipartisan redistricting commissions to draw boundaries for U.S. House boundaries. The bill has a special procedure for Nebraska, which has a nonpartisan state legislature.… Read more ...

Stephen Skacall: Independents Should Be Included in Redistricting Process

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com by Stephen Skacall:

Last year, I ran for State House as an independent. I did it because I felt that a lot of voices weren’t being heard in Oklahoma City. I received more votes, as a percentage, than any other independent candidate (and even some Democrats and Republicans) in the entire state, which I think shows that many voters feel the same way.… Read more ...