Rep. Bos: Pritzker Failed by Signing Gerrymandered Map

"Despite pledging several times to veto a partisan, gerrymandered redistricting map as both a candidate and after being elected, Governor Pritzker proved those words meant nothing today," said Bos.

"Even though dozens of non-partisan advocacy groups spoke out against this gerrymandered map and pleaded for Democrats to wait until the full census data is released in August, the Governor placed partisan political control ahead of his promise for a fair and open process. The sponsor of the legislation creating this partisan map even admitted it was drawn for partisan gain, but he signed the bill anyway. He failed, and the people of Illinois deserved better than this." ...

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Patch.com, March 24, 2021