Questions raised over Nassau redistricting

A fight is brewing over Nassau County redistricting maps. The Republicans have proposed a voting map that would make major changes to the county’s legislative

Some say the Republican plan for redistricting could silence black and Hispanic voters.

Some say the Republican plan for redistricting could silence black and Hispanic voters. (1/14/13)

WOODBURY - A fight is brewing over Nassau County redistricting maps.

The Republicans have proposed a voting map that would make major changes to the county’s legislative boundaries.

Some, like attorney Fred Brewington, say that the GOP map dilutes the voting rights of African-American and Hispanic voters.

The Democrats and Redistricting Coalition have also proposed possible maps that they say take changing population into account without moving too many voters into new districts.

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