New York’s state senate and assembly districts are redrawn every 10 years, after the census. In 2014, New York joined two other states with a constitutional amendment to move redistricting to an independent committee but requiring legislative approval which opens the process to potential gerrymandering. To report on how this process is proceeding, WRFI news team members, Fred Balfour & Maia Noah, have the story.
A1. New York Redistricting Commission Amendment, Proposal 1 (2014), Ballotpedia
A2. New York Redistricting Changes Amendment (2021), (S8833) Ballotpedia
B. Overview: New York Redistricting Amendment (S 8833), Brennan Center for Justice
C. The Redistricting Landscape, 2021–22, Brennan Center for Justice
D. Gerrymandering & Fair Representation, Brennan Center for Justice