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Local Government Officials Offer Mixed Reviews to Michigan’s New Approach to Redistricting

October 26, 2022


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5-15 mins
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Presented by Michigan News

Local officials in Michigan have rendered a mixed verdict on the state’s new constitutionally mandated approach to redrawing electoral maps to reduce gerrymandering and promote fairer elections. This will be the first election since the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission, created by a voter-approved 2018 state constitutional amendment, was organized to take redistricting out of the hands of the Legislature. Explore additional findings of the Michigan Public Policy Survey conducted by the U-M Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) this past spring.

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