Finley: Panel makes a mess of political maps

Nolan Finley
The Detroit News

It's hard to tell what Michigan's citizens redistricting commission accomplished with its new political maps, other than dousing the 2022 election in confusion and perhaps plunging it into chaos.

The purpose of the ballot initiative that took the job of redrawing districts away from politicians was to create more sensible districts shaped to serve the interests of communities rather than to perpetuate partisan power. 

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