How independent redistricting commissions work

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FILE – In this July 27, 2021 file photo, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Illinois Democrats are poised to approve new congressional district maps that would give Democratic candidates an advantage in elections over the next decade and eliminate at least one GOP-held district as the party fights to keep control of the U.S. House in 2022. Democrats who control state government released their proposed maps Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. (Jim Bourg/Pool via AP)

Brennan Center for Justice Redistricting Expert and Senior Counsel Michael Li joins John Williams to explain the purpose and efficacy of redistricting in different states, and how the process in Illinois compares to the rest.

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