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Despite outcries from local government and growing constitutionality concerns, Republican senators hurriedly passed their redistricting maps that remained secret until recently.
Republican legislators began working on the new district maps months ago in secret and behind closed doors. The maps did not become available to the public until Friday, July 8. Further decreasing transparency, Republicans opted to fast-track their redistricting plan by scheduling a vote less than two weeks after the release of the new district maps, leaving little time for public input.
“Over the course of 10 days, Republicans have perpetrated …