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Colorado’s Got A Brand New Map (But It’s Not The Final Map – Yet)

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14min 48sec
Colorado Independent Redistricting Commissions
The first staff plan redistricting map released on Sept. 3, 2021.

Redistricting commission staff have released a new proposal that -- if adopted -- would make some dramatic changes to Colorado's congressional districts. We break down the implications of this map -- for Colorado's people and politicians, and explain where the process goes from here.

Purplish is edited by Megan Verlee, with audio production by Shane Rumsey and Jon Pinnow. Our executive producer is Rachel Estabrook. Brad Turner is CPR's head of audio innovations and composed our theme music.