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IL: Quinn breaks with Democrats on redistricting plan

Posted by Monique Garcia at 1:22 p.m.

As lawmakers in Springfield prepare to vote on a proposal to change the way state House and Senate districts are drawn, Gov. Pat Quinn today said he’s not a fan of the plan his fellow Democrats drafted.

The governor said that he doesn’t see the proposed changes “as moving the ball forward all that much” and worries districts will be crafted to protect sitting lawmakers instead of reflecting a particular geographic area.

“It’s awfully complicated,” Quinn said. “I’m not sure if it’s a reform or not, to be honest.”

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