Former AG Eric Holder visits Philadelphia to stump for Dems, talk redistricting

October 11, 2018

Former Attorney General Eric Holder, chair of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, holds a press conference with state Senate candidates at the Law Offices of Ahmad Zaffarese in Center City on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. HEATHER KHALIFA / Staff Photographer

By Staff

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder came to Philadelphia on Thursday to stump for Democratic candidates but with a greater goal in mind: redrawing legislative districts more fairly across the state.

Holder said Pennsylvania was one of the most gerrymandered states nationwide,  which is why the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, which he chairs, was pouring $800,000 into the campaigns for Gov. Wolf and other Democrats.

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