Cindi Canary is singing a new tune, but she wants about 300,000 more friends to join the chorus.

Canary, founder and former leader of the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform, is now in charge of a drive to change the redistricting process in the state. This would be for the state House and Senate and, if her campaign is successful, let voters decide in November 2016.


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Canary says a commission, not a computer, would redraw the maps.

“This is a bipartisan problem, so it is a nonpartisan solution,” Canary says. “We have seen some good examples in other states, which have appointed citizens' commissions.”


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