(KCPW News) Tuesday’s confirmation that Utah will pick up a fourth seat in the House of Representatives came as little surprise to the state, which had been expecting that seat when the last census was done ten years ago, but fell short by just a few hundred people. The question now is how the Republican-controlled legislature, which has sole authority over redistricting, will divide up those districts. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson asked Kirk Jowers, Director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah, if he expects there will be gerrymandering.
The redistricting process will begin in Utah after the next legislative session ends in March, with public hearings being held over the summer.
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