Within weeks of coming together, the chair of Colorado’s Congressional Independent Commission, Danny Moore, was forced out of his position on Monday. Three Republican, four unaffiliated and four Democratic commissioners all voted for the removal. Moore, a Republican from the Sixth Congressional District, was the only one to not vote, abstaining instead. He will remain on the commission in a non-leadership role.
Who Will You Be Voting Alongside For The Next 10 Years? Independent Commissions Have Begun Reworking Colorado DistrictsCongressional redistricting commissioners convened for the first time last week to hear about each other’s political backgrounds, learn more about the process ahead of them and the unique challenges they may face in this once-a-decade task. Commissioners are responsible for redrawing the state’s districts after the decennial census results are released.