A coalition wanting to change the state's redistricting process has cleared a big first hurdle. But it has another one ahead.
The State Board Of Elections says the group Independent Maps did collect enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot. Enough of them passed a sample test by the elections board.
Two years ago, a similar effort fell flat when the petitions failed to get that clearance.
That doesn't mean the redistricting question is guaranteed a spot on the November ballot.