Where will Lauren Boebert land once Colorado congressional maps are redrawn?
Mark Gaber, director of redistricting at the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, said in an interview that the Latino vote is still “fractured” among Republican districts in Colorado when looking at the current map. This map is an improvement from the previous proposal, but the Latino vote is still divided, Gaber said. Despite the improvement, Gaber fears Latino voters will still be “swamped out” by white voters. In particular, the proposed 3rd Congressional District leaves off key counties like Lake and El Paso, he said. “So as a result, the election data shows that district three would not actually perform to a lot of Latino voters to elect their candidate of choice,” Gaber said.
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