‘This is a complete joke’: Redistricting group fails to approve new map amid outcry over process

With the clock having expired on the deadline to finalize a legislative redistricting map for Washington, state commissioners report that they have failed to come to an agreement.

Washington Republicans, Dems spar over redrawing of state’s legislative map

The commission is comprised of four members — two Democrats and two Republicans — who have sparred over their respective proposals for months now.

Early maps proposed by the two Republicans on the Washington State Redistricting Commission (WSRC) had sought to create more swing districts, defined as areas where Republican and Democratic vote tallies were within three points in the 2020 statewide election. Under Washington’s current alignment, there are six such

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