Redistricting

May 31, 2011

New York's redistricting process often inspires bitter partisan battles, and critics say the process is in dire need of reform. Some lawmakers have introduced a plan to take the redistricting process away from the state legislature and put it into the hands of an independent commission, a plan favored by a number of non-profit groups across the state.

Guests: 
Barbara Bartoleti, Legislative Director for the League of Women Voters of New York State
Myrna Perez, Senior Counsel for the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice