congressional boundaries

Politics & Government
8:47 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Commentary: How Democrats can fight back after new congressional boundaries

Michigan’s congressional districts have all new boundaries this year, drawn by the Republican majority which controls the legislature. They wanted to maximize their party’s chances, and did so brilliantly.

They drew the new districts in a way designed to produce nine Republican and only five Democratic congressmen. But this year, Democrats have a fighting chance at an upset in two districts.

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