“In anticipation of the release of 2020 U.S. Census numbers, the City of Denver has launched the process that will redraw Denver City Council districts across the city.
“We want to, as best as possible, keep communities of interest intact. And that stops gerrymandering from happening,” explains Councilwoman Amanda Sandoval, who is guiding Denver’s redistricting process. “This idea of ‘What is a community of interest?’ — that’s never been asked by Denverites.”
To determine those communities, the city is encouraging Denver residents to use Representable software to share their specific interests, resulting in what the Representable website describes as a “geographic area that shares cultural, historical, or economic interests. Mapping communities of interest encourages the drawing of fairer voting districts.””
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McCormick-Cavanagh, Conor. Westword 30 July 2021.