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Detroit Redistricting

Simone Landon

Explaining Detroit Districts' Fifth Option | Simone Landon | Posted 02.10.2012 | Detroit

The recently-released four draft versions of new City Council districts have drawn plenty of criticism and concern from residents who fear they might ...

Detroit Citizens Key to Defining the Council Districts

Gary A. Brown | Posted 04.08.2012 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

Typically, when re-drawing boundaries, legislators -- local, state and federal -- create districts and then present them to the public as a final product. My colleagues and I desired a more open process.

Will Districts Resolve the Democratic Deficit in Detroit, or Encourage Political Empire Building?

Patricia Lesko | Posted 04.01.2012 | Detroit
Patricia Lesko

What will be interesting to watch in the 2012 elections for Detroit City Council will be to see which of the winners pulls in the most in campaign donations from her/his own district.

Detroit's New Districts

Posted 01.23.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council is set to reveal four draft maps for the city's new local-level districts Monday. The redistricting process is mandated under Det...