Democrats’ Partisan Map Lacks Data and Details

Democrats’ Partisan Map Lacks Data and Details

Following the Democrats’ Friday night map dump, does Governor Pritzker still support the Democrats’ partisan maps that lack details and data?

May 24, 2021

Friday night news dumps aren’t new. But a Friday night legislative map dump? That’s a surprise even by Illinois’ standards. Democrats released their new partisan legislative maps, that were drawn using phony data, last Friday night after weeks of being holed up behind locked doors. The result is a partisan gerrymandered map created by Democratic legislators and their staffs. Exactly what then-candidate J.B. Pritzker pledged to veto if he became Governor.

Just last week, Governor Pritzker doubled down on his support of a partisan map and expressed his support for the Democrats’ maps, claiming the they were running an “open process.” Following the Democrats’ Friday night map dump, does Governor Pritzker still support the maps that lack details and data?

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