- Review the redistricting plans and briefs submitted and recommend a proposed plan, a modified version of a proposed plan, or a plan he’s devised.
- Grofman’s final report to the court must contain:
The Special Master’s report and recommendation shall contain:
— A color map showing the proposed remedial plan;
— Shapefiles and Block Equivalency Files compatible with Maptitude For
— Redistricting software for the proposed remedial plan; and analysis explaining the basis for the proposed remedial plan and…
— the recommendation of that plan over any of the other proposals previously submitted by parties and non-parties.
Needless to say, Grofman has a lot of power in this process.