3 Former California Governors Back Independent Redistricting

The brief asserts that the Constitution allows voters to use the initiative process — as they did in California and Arizona — to delegate the redistricting power to an independent panel.

“The lines drawn by California’s Citizens Redistricting Commission have resulted in the fairest and most competitive elections in California history,” said CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg in a statement.

He added that the “Arizona litigation jeopardizes the will of the California electorate and its embrace of fair redistricting and competitive elections.” Los Angeles Times​