Voting Rights Groups Give Connecticut Redistricting Process a C+ in National Report Card

Special Master's Plan for 2021 Redistricting

Due to redistricting, West Hartford went from having three state Representatives in the General Assembly to having five, two of whom represent only small slivers of the town.

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

The state of Connecticut received a C+ for its 2021 redistricting process, according to a Wednesday report card from a coalition including Common Cause, which assigned a letter grade to each state based on metrics like transparency and opportunities for public input.

The voting rights watchdog group was one of several organizations behind the report, which was also written by Fair Count, State Voices, and the National Congress of American Indians.

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