Chicago group pushes for independent city ward map

As aldermen work on new ward boundaries, the Chicago Advisory Redistricting Commission has published its own independent map.

Illinois Redistricting
Illinois Democrats, who control the once-a-decade redistricting process, likely will use the state's population loss to redraw congressional districts to Republicans' disadvantage. Associated Press
Illinois Redistricting
Illinois Democrats, who control the once-a-decade redistricting process, likely will use the state's population loss to redraw congressional districts to Republicans' disadvantage. Associated Press

Chicago group pushes for independent city ward map

As aldermen work on new ward boundaries, the Chicago Advisory Redistricting Commission has published its own independent map.

As aldermen work on new ward boundaries, the Chicago Advisory Redistricting Commission has published its own independent map.

Reset talks with two of the commissioners on why they believe City Council should vote on their independent “People’s Map,” which includes fewer gerrymandered wards and attempts to give residents fair and equitable representation in city government.

GUESTS: Allen Linton, Woodlawn commissioner for the Chicago Advisory Redistricting Commission

Lyzeth Mondragon, Chicago Lawn commissioner for the Chicago Advisory Redistricting Commission