Reform groups differ on judge’s order: is redistricting amendment an effective bar to gerrymandering?

A day after a State Supreme Court Judge ordered the removal of the “word” independent from the 2014 ballot question language, Common Cause and Citizens Union continue to battle over the amendment and whether it will effectively create an independent redistricting commission and put an end to partisan gerrymandering.

Read Nick Reisman’s account here:

http://www.nystateofpolitics.com/2014/09/citizens-unions-memo-on-the-redistricting-ruling-independent-word-is-immaterial/

Citizens Union memo defending the ballot proposal can be read here:

240197838-Interested-Parties-Memo-Court-Decision-on-Redisricting

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