Pritzker Signs U.S. House District Map Into Law

Illinois now has a new congressional district map. Governor Pritzker reviewed and signed the map into law yesterday. Pritzker said the maps align with the Voting Rights Act and will create equitable representation in the state’s congressional delegation. The new map creates a 17 congressional districts in the state for the next ten years, down from 18 during the last census term. A district near Chicago will provide more equitable influence for Latinos.