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DLCC, Advantage 2020 Applaud Supreme Court's Redistricting Ruling
Court Upholds Non-Partisan Commissions as Alternative to GOP Gerrymandering
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Today, Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Michael Sargeant and Advantage 2020 Director Mark Schauer applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. The majority opinion in that case reaffirms the right of states like Arizona and California to conduct congressional redistricting through a nonpartisan commission process, as well as the right of voters in such states to regulate the redistricting process through ballot initiative.