Athens News Matters: State Lawmakers will Head to Washington to Draw the New Legislative Districts

Oct 8, 2021

The current district map for Georgia
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The proposed redistricting map based on the 2020 census data.
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Every 10 years, state lawmakers are tasked with redrawing congressional and state legislative districts based on the new census data. This process is called redistricting.

In just under a month, state lawmakers will be back at the Capitol, drawing these new congressional and state legislative districts. We’ll find out what could be in store for the Athens area.

WUGA's Chris Shupe sits down with Georgia Public Broadcasting's political reporter Stephen Fowler.