Erie County Redistricting Reform?

In an editorial reviewing county charter reform, The Buffalo News considers “a proposal to extend the terms of county legislators to four years from two. The recommendation also includes a requirement for a more “independent” redistricting process, something that could be valuable to voters, depending upon on the process to be adopted. Too often in New York, redistricting has been a political manipulation, meant to protect incumbents rather than serve the interests of democracy.”

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