Proposed Constitutional Amendment
12:55 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Can New Maps Clean Up Illinois Politics?

A non-partisan group looking to overhaul the future of politics in Illinois is picking up the pace of its campaign.  “Yes for Independent Maps” is coordinating an effort to amend the Illinois constitution: it would take the power of drawing state legislative boundaries away from lawmakers and put it in the hands of an independent panel.  

Credit Yes For Independent Maps / independentmaps.org

WNIJ’s Susan Stephens spoke with the campaign’s manager, Michael Kolenc.

Interview excerpt with Michael Kolenc, as aired on All Things Considered 3/17/14