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Quinn Proposes Redistricting Plan

Former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has his own idea for changing how legislative boundaries are drawn.  Last week - the latest attempt to take politics out of redistricting was found unconstitutional by the state Supreme Court.  

Quinn has written his own draft - that he says is much simpler than the version the Supreme Court rejected.

“What we want to do now is learn from that and come up with something that’s simple, clean and pristine. That’s what this is. Leaner and cleaner. Ok? You got the message there?”

Quinn’s proposal would call for the state Supreme Court to form an 11-person bipartisan panel to draw the boundaries.  If it receives enough signatures and gets past the courts - voters wouldn’t see his plan on the ballot until 2018.