Republicans tried to rig the vote in Michigan – but ‘political novices’ just defeated them: After a Republican bragged about cramming ‘Dem garbage’ into certain districts, a grassroots campaign has given the power to redraw political maps to the people

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www.theguardian.com—After a Republican bragged about cramming ‘Dem garbage’ into certain districts, a grassroots campaign has given the power to redraw political maps to the people

Republicans tried to rig the vote in Michigan – but ‘political novices’ just defeated them. After a Republican bragged about cramming ‘Dem garbage’ into certain districts, a grassroots campaign has given the power to redraw political maps to the people In 2016, Katie Fahey, a Michigan woman with no political experience, put up a Facebook post asking if anyone she knew wanted to do something about gerrymandering, a pervasive practice of lawmakers drawing district lines to benefit their own party. Related: Giuliani pursued business in Ukraine as he pushed for Biden investigation,...