Secretive Groups Drew State’s New Legislative Maps

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The task of redrawing Colorado's state legislative districts started with much bipartisan fanfare last year, when Governor John Hickenlooper gave the parties equal representation on the panel. But a new investigation by ProPublica finds that long before reapportionment commissioners held their first meeting, political groups were already preparing to play a big role in the process.

Propublica reporter Lois Beckett investigated the story, which ran in the Denver Post. She tells host Ryan Warner what she found out about the secretive political groups that drew maps for commissioners.