YES!! 5-4 for the AZ Independent Redistricting Commission! Since 1967, LWVAZ has supported the retention of an independent commission to redistrict legislative and congressional districts at regular intervals, subject to judicial review. And we have been actively participated in the two redistricting processes since the passage of Prop. 106 which created the independent redistricting commission.
We are pleased with the decision of the Sumpreme court in support of fair, impartial, and robust elections through a transparent redistricting process which is the independent redistricting commission. We are also pleased that the decision has reaffirmed the right of citizen’s to create legislation through the initiative process – a process that has been a part of Arizona’s constitution since statehood in 1912.