Redistricting post-mortem: Utah lawmakers ignore work of independent commission

Convergence of four congressional districts in boundaries just adopted by the Utah Legislature.

During a special session of the legislature, Utah lawmakers gave the green light to electoral maps that critics say represent textbook gerrymandering. Today on the program, we examine the recent history of redistricting in Utah and ask why lawmakers ignored the maps created through a painstaking and transparent process by the Utah Independent Redistricting Commission.

Guests:
Dr. Rex Facer, Chair of the Utah Independent Redistricting Commission
Katie Wright, Executive Director of Better Boundaries

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