Expect fewer competitive Oklahoma legislative races after redistricting

The Norman Transcript

“I think that that’s basically what we’re seeing with partisan gerrymandering across the entire country,” said Simone Leeper, a legal counsel for redistricting at the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center. “What you have is maps that, in many cases, already had a partisan skew and now they’re being, you know, entrenched or made worse.” Politicians are less accountable to their voters if they don’t have to face any opposition, Leeper said.

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