New Jersey redistricting planning begins today

    New Census population data has New Jersey legislators racing to redraw the district map. A 10-member commission has 30 days to reassign the state’s 40 legislative districts. If the five Democrats and five Republicans can’t agree, an 11th tie-breaking member will be given an additional 30 days to help complete the process.

    As NJ.com reports, the new data show 14 districts with too few or too many people. The 30th District, which includes Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean Counties, showed the most growth. Republican areas showed the most growth overall.

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