“Analysis: Despite Ruling, Redistricting Reformers Pessimistic”

Ross Ramsey in the Texas Tribune:

Texas does not have an independent redistricting commission and is probably not going to get one.

But the lawmakers who have been ignoring the idea for years lost one of their excuses: In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court turned back a challenge to Arizona’s commission, saying the voters had the right to take that power away from legislators.



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