Thursday, May 24, 2018

PA Bill for Redistricting Commission Advances

Thanks to Richard winger of Ballot Access News for this post.

On May 22nd, the Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee Unanimously passed SB 22.

It sets up a Redistricting Commission that would draw Districts both for the Legislature and U.S. House.

The Commission would have Eleven Members.

The Governor chooses Three Members who could not be Democrats or Republicans.

The other Eight would be chosen by Legislative Leaders.

The Proposed Amendment would expand its composition to 11 Citizens, 4 Democrats, 4 Republicans, 3 Independents. It will require a 7 Member Majority, and at least 2 Democrats, 2 Republicans, and 2 Independents to Approve a Plan. It would also expand its Authority to Congressional Redistricting.

The Bill is a State Constitutional Amendment, so if it passes the Legislature, then the Voters would Vote on it in the next General Election.

CLICK HERE for more information on SB 22.

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