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Get the popcorn ready: Georgia’s redistricting season opens today

Atlanta clinched the World Series, but don’t put away the popcorn just yet: Today’s opening round of Georgia’s special legislative session on redistricting promises to be suspenseful.

The once-a-decade session begins at 1 p.m. and is expected to last until around Thanksgiving. Follow the proceedings here.

The Republican-controlled legislature is redrawing political boundaries in a state that has not only seen dramatic demographic changes in the last decade — metro areas are increasingly diverse — but has also recently turned purple (if not blue).

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