Monday, June 13, 2011

New district maps: District maps create a new political landscape - latimes.com

New district maps: District maps create a new political landscape - latimes.com

Reporting from Sacramento and Washington -- California's new voting districts could put Democrats within reach of as many as five more seats in Congress and enough in the state Legislature for the two-thirds majority needed to raise taxes, according to Democratic and Republican analysts.

Draft maps of the new political boundaries, drawn for the first time by an independent panel rather than party bosses, were released Friday and are expected to usher in the most dramatic shakeup of California's state and federal offices in decades. Eventually, some powerful incumbents could lose their jobs.

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