Secretary of State
APRIL 16, 2020
Yesterday the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit unanimously upheld the constitutionality of the 2018 voter-approved constitutional amendment creating the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. In response, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson issued the following statement:
“The federal court decision upholding the authority of Michiganders to amend their state constitution and create citizen-led districting is a victory for our citizens and our democracy. Our work to implement the will of our voters - and ensure fair, independent districts in our state - continues.”
More information and the online application to serve on the commission can be found at RedistrictingMichigan.org.
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