Redistricting plan has some scratching their heads

It is a hot button issue that has now become law.

Governor Beshear signed the legislative redistricting plan into law on Friday.

The house redistricting plan has left many scratching their heads, including long-time politicians.

It's been hotly contested and despite concerns about fairness Governor Beshear signed the legislative redistricting plan into law on Friday.

“I don't know a state, having worked in all 50 states, that is completely pleased with the way that they do redistricting, because it is the rawest form of politics that there is,” Former RNC Chair Mike Duncan said.

This could, I suppose, be a point of contention for some time to come, could end-up in court,” Former Secretary of State Bob Babbage said.

Former Kentucky Secretary of State Bob Babbage explains why the redistricting is so hotly contested.

“Imagine that we redistricted you out of being able to work for this organization or redistricted the bank business zone, so that you didn't live in it or you lost your most profitable area,” Babbage said.

Something Mike Duncan, the former Republican National Committee Chair, says that doesn't make any sense.

“It starts in Jackson County makes an "E" or a "3" in Laurel County and then takes all of McCreary County. There is no rational way that that is logical,” Duncan said.

Leaving voters and politicians alike, a little confused.


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