The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC) is currently in business to redraw the Congressional, state legislative, county and even local government election lines. Deborah Howard, coordinator for Indivisible Arizona's redistricting team, provides us the background on the IRC process, the commissioners and encourages everyone to get involved.
But the partisanship for an "independent" body has already begun. Deborah takes us through political lines already being crossed and the hiring of a mapping consultant with a tainted history in Arizona and other states. Deborah's hope, that in our already divided and polarized political environment, the five IRC members will rise to the occasion with redistricting lines that are fair and competitive.
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