Michigan Democrats on GOP Lawsuit to Block Voter-Approved Independent Redistricting Commission

The entire point…is taking the politics out of our democracy and putting power back in the hands of the people.

— MDP Chair Lavora Barnes

LANSING — The Michigan Democratic Party issued the following statement today on behalf of MDP Chair Lavora Barnes in response to the Michigan Republican Party lawsuit that seeks to block the independent redistricting commission included in Proposal 2 which was passed by the voters of Michigan in 2018:

“The entire point of Proposal 2—now Michigan law—is taking the politics out of our democracy and putting power back in the hands of the people. That is where Michigan Democrats stand on this and every issue—with the people.”

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