Proposed draft maps for House districts offer glimpse at potential 2022 lines – Grand Haven Tribune

HOLLAND — Proposed state House district lines in Ottawa and Allegan counties would provide several changes from the current alignment, if the commission tasked with drawing the lines adopts a similar setup when proposed maps are voted on in November.

Every 10 years, Michigan has congressional, state House and state Senate lines redrawn. In 2018, Michigan voters passed a ballot proposal that shifted the responsibility of drawing lines from the state’s Legislature to a commission made up of state residents as a way to avoid partisan “gerrymandering,” or drawing districts in a way that favor one political party over the other.

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Clara Hendrickson of the Detroit Free Press contributed to this article.

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