JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) The votes wont be cast for another four years, yet Democrats already appear likely to gain seats in Missouris Republican-dominated Legislature in 2022.
The reason: a one-of-its kind redistricting initiative approved by voters in the recent midterm elections.
Missouris initiative marks a new frontier in a growing movement against partisan gerrymandering that has now notched ballot-box victories in eight states over the past decade.
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