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Georgia lawmakers want to hear from you about reapportionment and redistricting

This fall, Georgia lawmakers will take up the crucial task of redrawing political boundaries and maps that will determine how and who you get to vote for in future elections.

The decennial duty ultimately decides federal representation for your state as well who sits on your county commission, city council and school board. While state legislators are obliged by law to fulfill this duty, citizens also need to understand why this process known as reapportionment and redistricting are necessary.

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3 Comments

  1. Dana Blankenhorn June 25, 2021 10:28 am

    They don’t want to hear from us. They’re going to gerrymander the state for Republicans. We know that. Let’s not fool ourselves otherwise.Report

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  2. Randall Guensler June 25, 2021 3:26 pm

    Have impartial analysts at Georgia Tech do the redistricting based upon data analytics alone.
    Form a Legislative committee with balanced political representation to select a team of five faculty members to undertake the work.Report

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  3. John F. (Jack) Crowley June 25, 2021 8:23 pm

    This is a foolish “Back and Forth” wrestling match depending on the party in power. It is absolutely time for a professional and logical process of redistricting based on actual neighborhoods, towns and districts that make geographical (NOT Political Party) sense.Report

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