Gerrymandering training: Democrats are prepping their side to testify on redistricting maps; Republicans remain silent


The Native People’s Action, Alaskans for Fair Redistricting, and Alaska Public Interest Research Group, all surrogate groups for Democrats, is training people today on how to testify about the new redistricting maps now under consideration.

The political maps will redraw all the state House boundaries, an exercise that takes place every time there in a U.S. Census. Public testimony is important because when the Democrats sue over the final map, as they usually do, the courts take into account public testimony.

No such training and organizing effort appears to be underway on behalf of Republican Party interests in what is a political exercise to create fair boundaries

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