Colorado’s new redistricting process needs you — yes, you — to help decide the political districts

The Colorado Sun: By a landslide, Colorado voters decided in 2018 to overhaul the state’s once-a-decade redistricting process. The goal: finally putting an end to the partisan bloodsport known as gerrymandering.

Now, the responsibility falls on the same voters to ensure that the reforms work as planned.

This month, the state began accepting applications to serve on the new independent commissions tasked with approving the legislative maps for Congress and the Colorado General Assembly. And in a significant break from decades past, the two major parties won’t have much of a say in who gets chosen.

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