A political motion committee aligned with Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi funneled $300,000 to a Democratic redistricting group led by former Legal professional Normal Eric Holder.
Federal Elections Fee (FEC) filings present that the management PAC aligned with Pelosi, PAC to the Future, gave $300,000 to Holder’s group, the Nationwide Democratic Redistricting Group. Pelosi’s husband Paul is PAC to the Future’s treasurer.
PAC to the Future made two funds to Holder’s group late final 12 months — one for $200,000 in October 2020 and one other for $100,000 in December, FEC information present.
Holder’s group can be on the forefront of left-wing gerrymandering efforts geared toward creating favorable maps for Democratic candidates throughout this 12 months’s redistricting cycle, the Free Beacon reported Monday. The group says on their website that they’re “right here to repair” Republican gerrymandering efforts.
Gerrymandering is the method of drawing congressional districts in a manner that advantages a political get together. Pelosi has been an outspoken critic of the observe.
“This 12 months, the Democratic Majority handed H.R. 1, the For The Folks Act, which works to finish to partisan gerrymandering by requiring all states to determine impartial, nonpartisan redistricting commissions to attract open and clear statewide district maps after every Census,” Pelosi said in June 2019.
“We are going to proceed to battle partisan gerrymandering, guarantee each citizen’s vote counts and oppose any try to compromise the integrity of our democracy.”
Pelosi’s workplace didn’t instantly return Fox Information’s request for remark.