DENVER (CBS4)– Voters in Colorado will get to decide the way congressional and legislative districts are created. The measures Amendments Y and Z are on the ballot.
A group called Fair Maps Colorado is touring the state on an informational campaign.READ MORE: Colorado Water Suppliers Seeing 'Traditional Patterns' Change Each Year
The program will have independent commissioners with Republicans, Democrats and unaffiliated voters decide on congressional redistricting.READ MORE: 'This Is Offering Them Shelter For The Night': City Of Northglenn Converts Old Rec Center Into Winter Housing For Homeless
“It’s about what’s fair and right, it’s not about politics, it’s about giving voices to independent voters and making sure in our elections we have truly fair representation and more competitive elections at every level,” said the Fair Maps Colorado spokesperson.MORE NEWS: VIDEO: Colorado Bobcat Hunts For Next Meal
After the 2020 Census, Colorado is slated to gain an 8th Congressional District.