There’s been a lot in the news about redistricting, with liberal groups clamoring to let “nonpartisan” commissions draw the legislative maps.
Over at NC Capitol Connection, however, Matt Caulder has an in-depth story looking at why so-called nonpartisan commissions really aren’t nonpartisan.
It turns out that politicians are very effective at using such commissions for their own purposes. Moreover, in the end drawing election districts is a political process, and the best way to ensure it’s fair is to give the job to elected officials who themselves can be turned out of office if they create unjust maps.
See your yourself by clicking here.