New Jersey Democratic Leaders Pull Redistricting Bill After Criticism - News Summed Up

New Jersey Democratic Leaders Pull Redistricting Bill After Criticism


New Jersey Democrats scrapped plans to vote on a proposal to overhaul how legislative districts are drawn after numerous progressive and voting-advocacy groups criticized it, senior lawmakers said Saturday. The decision to pull the legislation that had been scheduled for a Monday vote follows last week’s public hearing on the measure, during which no members of the public spoke out in favor of the proposal. Dozens of groups that advocate for fair elections have objected to the measure, and it was opposed by New Jersey Gov....


Source: Wall Street Journal December 16, 2018 02:37 UTC



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