Redistricting Plan Passes

Question 5, Referendum Petition, Congressional Districting Plan Unofficial Statewide Election Results.

For Redistricting                                   1,418,687                             63.5%
Against Redistricting                              814,343                              36.5%

Question 5, Referendum Petition, Congressional Districting Plan Unofficial Statewide Election Results.
For Redistricting                                        232,507                           64.57%
Against Redistricting                                 127,552                            35.43%

 

The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question 5 moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question 5 while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women Voters speaks against Question 5. Then, a succinct statement of what voting “yes” or “no” will mean is presented.

This is what was printed on the ballot:
Establishes the boundaries for the State’s eight United States Congressional Districts based on recent census figures, as required by the United States Constitution.

Many local leaders opposed the redistricting plan and spoke out against it a press conference organized by Phil Andrews. See the entire press conference here.

Short video clips of local leaders voicing their opposition to the redistricting plan.

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