Opinion: Fair Maps Amendment a good move for minority communities
While it's natural to fear the unknown -- and vital to protect the interests of minority communities across the state -- the Fair Maps Amendment does that. And instead of diluting minority representation, the process could improve it. CHANGE Illinois asked the Campaign Legal Center to assess the Fair Maps Amendment with regards to minorities, and officials there concluded that it "maintains the protections for voters of color already required by federal law while also adding additional protections and improving upon the current map-drawing process in several ways."
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