Here is a side-by-side look at the current map of Alabama Congressional Districts and the proposed map that will be introduced into the Legislature this week from the Joint Legislative Committee on Redistricting.
Note that this new map is not the one originally proposed by the committee co-chairmen, Sen. Gerald Dial (R – Lineville) and Rep. Jim McClendon (R – Springville), with input from Alabama’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives. Nor is it the map proposed by state Sen. Gerald Allen (R – Cottondale) that was passed Wednesday by the Joint Legislative Committee on Redistricting.
No, this is the one passed Thursday by the Committee. The proposal was sponsored by state Rep. Micky Hammon (R – Decatur) though Gerald Dial was said to be the creator of the plan. You can expect legislators to offer proposed changes from the floor.
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