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.
- Charles Yancey, city councillor representing District 4
- Boston Globe: Council OK’s Disputed Remap Of Boston Districts
- Dorchester Reporter: Menino Weighs Council's Redistricting Proposal, Notes District 4 'Packing'
This segment aired on August 23, 2012.