DAILY POST: OPINION: Amendments Y and Z Will Make Colorado Election More Fair

By Kyle Butts 

This week, Unite Colorado announced its endorsement of Amendments Y and Z, two ballot initiatives to prevent partisan gerrymandering and improve the system by which Colorado’s 100 state legislative and seven congressional districts are drawn — ahead of the round of redistricting when Colorado may gain a new Congressional district.

“We strongly support Amendments Y and Z because these reforms will give independents a voice in the redistricting process, increase competition in our elections, and ultimately foster a more representative government,” said Nick Troiano, Executive Director of Unite Colorado. “By creating balanced, independent redistricting commissions with equal representation for Republicans, Democrats and unaffiliated members, Amendments Y and Z recognize how independent voters deserve a seat at the table in deciding state and federal district boundaries.”

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