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Christopher Conover addresses the future political career of Gabrielle Giffords.

When the Arizona Senate ousted Colleen Mathis, the chair of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, many wondered, now what?

The process to replace Mathis heads to the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments which has 30 days to come up with a slate of three candidates for the top position.

Those names are then sent to the four members of the Independent Redistricting Commission, who have two weeks to pick a chair from that slate. If the two Democrats and two Republicans on the IRC cannot accomplish that task, then the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments makes the decision.