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The Boston Globe


Adrian Walker

Eliminate the Boston City Council districts

Drawing legislative districts is traditionally a political minefield, but the Boston City Council may be setting a new standard for making the job difficult.

For months, the councilors have been trying to draw new City Council districts, as required by law. This should not be all that difficult an exercise, given that the demographics of the city are not radically different from a decade ago, the last time the council took on this task.

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