Friday, September 2, 2011

"Will nonpartisan redistricting maps transform California politics?"

Jessica Levinson is quoted in this article in the CSM.

“We lose a lot of expertise when people cycle through and then leave the legislature,” says Jessica Levinson...Lobbyists have more opportunity to pressure novices, she adds.
“It’s an endless dinner buffet for lobbyists because the meal keeps changing,” says Ms. Levinson. “This is not because they are evil people but because their target legislators by definition have a less-entrenched perspective.”

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