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Outrage over redistricting process

Date: February 23, 2012
By: Andrew Weil
State Capitol Bureau

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Republican House Leader cites term-limits as a road block to redistricting reform. Andrew Weil [WHILE] reports from Jefferson City.
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Wrap: House Republican leader Tim Jones is calling for a review of the state's redistricting process.

He says legislators don't focus on this problem because it only comes up once every 10 years.

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Description: "And now with term limits the actors and all the stakeholders involved are likely going to be different every ten years so I think it's one of those things where you know politics everyone has short term memories to begin with and when you extend something and only do it once every ten years the memories just don't last that long."

House Democratic Minority Leader Mike Talboy agrees the process needs fixing, saying it's time to find some way to make the redistricting process not as disjointed as Missouri has now.

Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Andrew Weil.

 

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With pending litigation over Missouri's U.S. and State House maps and dissatisfaction with a newly drawn up state Senate map, Bipartisan House leaders are calling for a review of the state's redistricting process. Andrew Weil [WHILE] reports from Jefferson City.
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Wrap:  Republican and Democratic House leaders say the state's redistricting process is broken.

House Democratic Minority Leader Mike Talboy says he wants to find a non-partisan process that best serves Missourians.

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Description: "It's time that we start looking at how we conduct the redistricting process and try to find some way that's not necessarily as disjointed as we have now."

House Republican leader Tim Jones agrees with the need to find a new redistricting process.

Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Andrew Weil.


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