Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israels home state of New York still has not finalized its Congressional map for this years elections.
The conventional wisdom in New York remains that one Democratic district and one Republican district will be eliminated in the redraw. But those closest to the process say very few people actually know what’s going on.
“The one thing that present company over there [in Albany] is good at is keeping their cards close to their vest,” said a Democratic operative familiar with Albany.
However it ends, many observers see voters as the biggest losers in this epic redistricting delay.
“It’s total dysfunction,” the longtime state GOP operative said. “Personally, I don’t think it’s very good for democracy.”
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