Hogan Plans New Push for Redistricting Reform

Redistricting Reform Commission meets Nov. 4. From left, commission co-chairs Walter Olson, Alexander Williams; governor’s staff Ali Keane, legislative officer Matthew Palmer; Christopher Summers; Michael Goff (hidden); Ashley Oleson. MarylandReporter.com photo.

Gov. Larry Hogan plans another push for creating an independent commission to draw congressional and legislative district lines and stop the partisan gerrymandering that has marked the process in recent decades.

“I know the governor is still committed to moving forward,” Hogan legislative officer Matthew Palmer told what was supposed to be the final meeting of the governor’s Redistricting Reform Commission on Friday.


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