April 15, 2020

Chicago Sun-Times: Census delays could mean a Lincoln hat remap — and Illinois Republicans could win

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By Ryan Tolley

Chicago Sun-Times

A plan being pushed by U.S. Census officials to delay sending population data to states until July 31, 2021, could give Republicans a shot at controlling the drawing of new legislative maps in Illinois.

Whoa. What, you say?

Yep, in what was shaping up to be a shoo-in for the Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature to draw the maps in whichever fashion they would like, this move could completely undermine their control.

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