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Taking Redistricting Away from Politicians

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Taking Redistricting Away from Politicians

Taking Redistricting Away from Politicians

Taking Redistricting Away from Politicians

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Next Tuesday, voters in Ohio and California will consider redistricting reforms. The measures would take the power to draw the district lines away from politicians, and put it in the hands of independent bipartisan commissions.

Guests:

Rob Richie, executive director of the Center for Voting and Democracy

Ed Cook, legal counsel for the Legislative Services Bureau of Iowa

Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor; author "Political Junkie" column on NPR.org

Joe Hallett, senior editor of The Columbus Dispatch

Rep. James Leach, (R-IA)