A representative democracy means the people choose their elected officials, not the other way around. Concerns about voter suppression efforts are mounting in Arizona. Many say the redistricting process is being targeted to diminish Native voting power. Right now congressional district 1 is held by Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran but the proposed reshaping into congressional district 2 would include Yavapai County, a district Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar holds.
Indian Country Today – Experts say Arizona redistricting aims to diminish Native vote