Video: Rep. Butler Says Fairly Drawn Legislative Maps Paramount for IL

Following the 2020 census, Illinois, and states across the country, are tasked with drawing new legislative district boundaries for elected officials in 2021 to reflect demographic changes. To ensure Illinois has fairly and equitably drawn district maps that prevent citizens from being stifled through gerrymandering, State Rep. Tim Butler has proposed legislation to create an independent commission to draw the maps free from partisan political influence.