Brewer called the map “every Democrat’s dream” and said it violates legal requirements for districts that are geographically compact communities of interest.
State House Speaker Andy Tobin called the draft map flawed and said the commission’s process wasn’t fair or transparent.
The commission approved the draft map on a 3-1 vote Monday, with two Democrats and the one independent voting for it and one Republican against. The second Republican abstained.
The draft map is to be the subject of public hearings expected to start next week.
Voter approval of a constitutional amendment in 2000 took redistricting out of hands of the Legislature.
Click here to see the adopted “draft” map with potential candidates plotted.