These borders could dramatically affect political outcomes statewide.
Currently the Democratic party holds the State Senate, House and the governor’s office.
For this reason, former District Director John Snider says the decisions on redistricting were almost already made.
He joined the Medford rotary club’s virtual meeting Tuesday to give a presentation on the issue.
“For the first time in probably 50 years… One party will be able to draw the boundaries and they will not have to negotiate their decision with the other side. When it comes to redistricting… Having majority or supermajority is pure gold,” says Snider.
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum requested an emergency stay on the issue.
The Supreme Court suddenly announced Tuesday to grant the stay, according to Oregon Public Broadcasting.
To be placed on the November ballot, the movement’s signature requires less than 60,000 signatures
If you’d like to learn more about the movement, go to PeopleNotPoliticiansOregon.com.
NBC5 News reporter Brigham Harris graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in French. Brigham worked for NBC Sports in Europe and California. He also was a sports anchor and producer at BYUtv Sports.
Brigham and his wife are both natives of Ogden, Utah. He enjoys all things sports, outdoor activities and is a major dog enthusiast.