MAY 28, 2021
Rep. Lisa Hernandez (D-Cicero) and Senate President Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) defended Democrats’ redistricting effort throughout the day Friday, when lawmakers approved the remap bills along party lines.
Lawmakers approved various measures to redraw the state’s legislative and Supreme Court districts on Friday, less than 24 hours after publishing their final proposals.
The flurry of action, which came more than two months after lawmakers initiated the redistricting process, once again generated criticism from Republicans and community members, who made their final pleas with Democrats during two final hearings.
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