PBS NewsHour

In Michigan, an effort to take politics out of redistricting

Clip: 09/25/2021 | 12m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

In a gerrymandered state, it's not unusual to see towns carved in half and school districts split. This is by no means accidental — the redistricting process has long been conducted behind closed doors, under the watchful eye of the very politicians hoping to tip voting lines in their favor. But Michigan may have found a way to break this pattern — and take the politics out of the process.

Aired: 09/25/21

Rating: NR

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