The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission has long been touted as a model for reform – but this reputation is not earned.
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Our research indicates that the two independent commissioners likely lean to the left politically while several of the Republican commissioners appear to be soft or idiosyncratic.
How is Jeff Jackson’s proposal, and does it truly represent nonpartisan reform? In my mind, it’s a good, but flawed, start.
On paper, independent commissions seem like the perfect solution to gerrymandering. However, in practice these commissions have actually created new problems.