Are proposed changes to Rhode Island’s state and congressional district maps proof the redistricting process is broken?

STATE LAWMAKERS must vote on newly redrawn state and congressional district maps that would keep all 113 incumbent legislators in their existing districts. PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD
Rhode Island’s Special Commission on Reapportionment on Jan. 12 approved new redistricting maps that would keep all 113 incumbent legislators in their existing districts. The maps are mandated to be redrawn every 10 years to reflect population shifts. Critics have long complained the process is hopelessly politicized because the commission has too many members handpicked…

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