Michigan Republican Party loses appeal in attempt to stop redistricting commission


Paul Smith, vice president of Campaign Legal Center — which represented Voters Not Politicians, the group behind Proposal 2 and an intervening party in the case — said the federal appellate court’s April 15 decision placed the interests of Michigan voters first. “Taking partisanship out of drawing electoral maps is critical to advancing the principle of accountability in government. Michigan voters want fair maps," Smith said.

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