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New Political Maps Mean Big Changes for Incumbents

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Courtesy California Citizens Redistricting Commission

Proposed new Congressional districts

The California Redistricting Commission is meeting this afternoon to make the final tweaks to new political lines for Congressional, State Assembly, Senate and Board of Equalization districts. The maps are supposed to create compact districts that respect county and city lines while preserving the voting power of some minority groups. One thing they're not doing is preserving the seats of incumbents -- as redistricting did 10 years ago for Democrats and Republicans alike.

Host Cy Musiker talks with Sacramento Bureau Chief John Myers about the state's new political maps. So far, a lot of incumbents will be hunting for a district to run in.

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