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Boston City Council Votes On New Redistricting Plan09:39
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Proposed districts appear in color, while existing districts are outlined in blue. (City of Boston)
Proposed districts appear in color, while existing districts are outlined in blue. (City of Boston)

After 16 months of debate following the 2010 census, the Boston City Council has finally voted on a new redistricting plan. It leaves most of the map unchanged but transfers a few key neighborhoods to other districts.

Concerns over the racial makeup of the new map led to a close vote among members — seven in favor, six against.

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This segment aired on August 23, 2012.

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