Independent Redistricting Commissions Remain Legal, But They're Not Democrats' Silver Bullet

Election-reform advocates will push for more independent commissions after they were judged to be constitutional. But it's not easy to take redistricting power away from legislators.

US Representative John Boehner, Republican of Ohio, holds up his gavel after being re-elected as Speaker of the House alongside US Representative Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California and returning Minority Leader, during the opening session of the 113th US House of Representatives at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 3, 2013.  
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