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Controversy surrounds New York redistricting

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As New York prepares for the once-a-decade redistricting process based on census data, Gov. Cuomo has  proposed that the electoral map be redrawn by an independent commission as opposed to the legislature, which has created some highly-gerrymandered districts in the past. Albany Assemblyman Jack McEneny (D), co-chair of the legislative task force on demographic research and reapportionment and a critic of the governor's suggestion that the task force cannot create fair electoral districts, visited 'New York NOW' to discuss this important process and what it means for the Empire State's future. Watch video below.

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