Article by Jason Hancock in The Kansas City Star:
Who should be counted when Missouri’s 197 legislative districts are redrawn: everyone who lives in the state or only citizens old enough to vote?
It’s not a question that’s gotten much attention in the more than a year lawmakers have been debating whether to repeal the redistricting plan overwhelmingly enacted by voters in 2018.
Yet legal scholars say in nearly every version of legislation targeting the plan there is one line that could have a massive impact — a change in the state constitution requiring that districts be drawn “on the basis of one person, one vote.”
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