More big changes in latest Colorado congressional map, which avoids pitting House members against each other

Mark Gaber, director of redistricting for the national nonprofit Campaign Legal Center, argued the draft maps fail to reflect the voting power of Hispanic residents in the southern part of the state by including them in the same district with white voters who vote very differently.  “It seems like with each map it gets worse than the previous, at least from the perspective of Latino voting strength,” said Gaber, whose group is also working with the Colorado League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). The two groups dispute how redistricting staff have interpreted the state constitution with regard to minority voters.

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