Mississippi Senate unveils its redistricting map

The Mississippi Senate has revealed its own redistricting plan.

It includes 15 majority-black districts in the 52-seat chamber, including a new one in the Hattiesburg-Laurel area. That is up from the current 12 majority-black districts.

It reduces the number of split precincts from 129 statewide to 14.

Clarion Ledger
5/1/12