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Colorado GOP Prepares to Play Victim Card on Congressional Redistricting

In Colorado we are entering the final 3 days of our annual legislative session, the first session in 10 years to feature a divided legislature with Democrats controlling the Senate and Republicans running the House. As we head into the final days of the session one major outstanding item remains on the agenda - Congressional redistricting.

Yesterday on Twitter I asked,

INFOGRAPHIC: Who represents you?

Here at Progressive Majority, we work hard to get gender and racial parity at the state and local levels of government. We actively recruit women, people of color, GLBT and young candidates to run so that our represenation can look more like us.

We've created an infographic to show just how far we have to go:

State Legislature and Congress Demographic Representation

Here are the demographic breakdowns and sources:

 

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