Archive for December 5th, 2011

December 5, 2011

The Daily Scoop: Some Cities Object to Being Carved Up by Redistricting

There are no guard towers, or Checkpoint Charlies, or even walls. But scores of American cities, counties and metropolitan areas are being divided again — splitting apart families, neighbors and, most important, voters with similar interests and needs — as states engage in the once-a-decade process of drawing the lines of new Congressional districts.

And mayors and local officials in many places are none too happy about it.
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