The California Citizens Redistricting Commission is set to hire two outside attorneys to defend them in court.
The state’s first Congressional Redistricting Commission’s chairman was voted out of his leadership position.
Governor Lujan Grisham signed a bill creating a seven-member advisory redistricting commission.
The state Senate approved an amended redistricting bill that allows the public to view reported redistricting plans.
A coalition of groups started an initiative petition to create an independent redistricting commission for next year’s ballot.
The state’s new redistricting commission plans to complete maps before November’s election, but candidates will run in current districts.