Articles on the Constitution by Sasha Chavkin
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Last week saw two significant events in the ongoing battle to redraw New York State’s electoral map. In the first, the legislature’s redistricting committee formally subtracted the state’s 60,000-plus prisoners from the population count...
This article is relevant both because of the implications of how we redistribute the count of prisoners within New York State, and if that process should be outlined in the Constitution, but also because of the different interpretations of the Constitution regarding the size of the State Senate itself.