Some consider it a complicated, once-a-decade, politically hazardous and legally explosive undertaking. And it is happening in Illinois: redistricting. State lawmakers are using census data to draw boundaries for Illinois’ state and congressional legislative districts. Lawmakers are hearing from residents at public hearings around the state – there were more than a dozen recently.
WBEZ’s political reporter Sam Hudzik attended a couple of them – including one on Thursday in Chicago. He spoke with Eight Forty-Eight to provide an update.
Music Button: Luk Thung Underground, "Kuen Kuen Lueng Lueng", from the CD Thai?Dai!, (Finders Keepers)