Governor Sisolak announces Legislative Special Session on Redistricting

Governor Steve Sisolak has announced a redistricting special session starting Friday at 1 pm, during which state lawmakers will draw Nevada’s congressional and legislative maps for the next ten years. Earlier this week, the Democratic majority released the legislative maps for review and public comment. This morning, Sisolak tweeted:

NV Assemblyman Jim Wheeler: Democrats Have Redistricted Nevada Leg. into a Republican Minority

The Nevada Legislature has published the proposed redistricting maps for the state. Congressional:… State Senate:… State Assembly: These legislative maps are redrawn every 10 years and are based on Census data. Due to population growth, Nevada has become the third most diverse state in the nation, causing...