How would a citizens commission avoid bias and be held accountable?

Everyone may have political bias to some extent, but not everyone has a conflict of interest. Lawmakers have a direct conflict of interest when they draw the lines of their own voting districts—they all have a strong interest in making their districts politically secure and protecting their own political careers. 

Commission members would be held accountable in a range of ways: 

A citizens commission could also be subject to clear, measurable standards for fairness—so their maps wouldn’t go into effect until they met predetermined criteria.

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