FILE - In this April 1, 2014 file photo, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks at a House committee hearing at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. A group that wants to take ... more 
FILE - In this April 1, 2014 file photo, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks at a House committee hearing at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. A group that wants to take legislative redistricting powers away from state lawmakers is taking the next step toward letting voters decide on the issue. A voter initiative called “Yes For Independent Maps” is scheduled to submit the required number of signatures to place its constitutional amendment on the general election ballot on Thursday, May, 1, 2014. Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan has criticized the plan as an attempt by Republicans grab power. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Seth Perlman, File
Thu, May 1, 2014 12:21 PM EDT