Springfield is Broken

Jack Franks Trying to Take Lawmakers Out of District Mapping Process

Mike Riopell on April 18th, 2016: The proposal from state Rep. Jack Franks, a Marengo Democrat, is asking lawmakers to take themselves out of the process that draws the borders of the districts from which they’re elected. Instead of lawmakers and a governor redrawing the map after every census, the Illinois Supreme Court would appoint [Read More]