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New Jersey Democrats want to make Republicans a permanent minority - and are getting accused of gerrymandering for it

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

(AP/Julio Cortez
New Jersey Democratic lawmakers are attempting to make Republicans a permanent minority, by law.
The New York Times reported that a proposal making its way through the state's legislature - a Democratic stronghold - would amend the New Jersey constitution to require district maps to reflect how major political parties perform in statewide elections.
The proposal caused alarm not only among Republicans, Democratic leaders such as former Obama administration Attorney General Eric Holder, the head of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, have also criticized the...
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