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Independent Commission Proposed For Redistricting

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 09:53:50 PM
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would establish an independent commission to draw up Pennsylvania's legislative maps has been introduced.

County Land Redistricting on Hold

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 09:07:16 PM
"Athabasca County Council has heard your comments regarding redistricting your lands, the letter said. "After careful consideration and based upon ...

Wed 8 AM | Oregon Explores A New Approach To Redistricting

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 08:03:45 PM
He set up a nonpartisan Fair Redistricting Task Force to explore ways to change the process of drawing new lines. Three guests join us: Alan Zundel, ...

Five places where Alabama House redistricting could change who represents you

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 06:22:49 PM
An image from a state website comparing the lines of Alabama House districts in the Anniston area in 2010 (on the left) to new lines drawn in 2014.

Redistricting: New map needed; old rules adopted

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 06:16:34 PM
The rules adopted by the redistricting committee Tuesday include the retention of goals that include keeping counties as whole as possible. They also ...

Blank check is irresponsible in redistricting

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 05:47:48 PM
Clement will file briefs in the lawmakers' ongoing redistricting case that they want to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. A second state contract will pay ...

BISD candidate says he'll drop bid for City Council

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 05:41:43 PM
But under the rules governing the first election for trustees after redistricting, anyone is eligible to run for a seat in any district, as long as all winners ...

Here's a way to smarter Congressional redistricting: Franklin L. Kury

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 02:47:04 PM
In Wisconsin, on January 27, a 3-judge federal court ordered the Wisconsin legislature to redraw its own district lines by Nov. 1. The case, Whitford vs.

GOP wimps out on redistricting again

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 01:04:13 PM
It was just a few weeks ago when we were celebrating the possibility of politics finally being taken out of the Indiana redistricting process. Leading ...

Finding the right balance: Noblesville Schools chooses three schools for 2017-18 redistricting

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 12:15:29 PM
Students learn about weather in Mrs. Carty's classroom at Promise Road Elementary Feb. 10. (Photo by Sadie Hunter). By Sadie Hunter. Two months ...

Redistricting Changes Unlikely In Indiana This Year

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 08:26:15 AM
(INDIANAPOLIS) - An effort to change who is responsible for drawing Indiana's election maps is unlikely to gain approval this year after a legislative ...

Millon: Is Virginia a democracy?

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 07:02:19 AM
Redistricting occurs every ten years using U.S. census data. In Virginia this is due to happen again in 2021. There is every reason to expect that ...

News

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 05:47:47 AM
... to file a friend-of-the-court brief in a redistricting lawsuit that's expected to go to ... luncheon that GOP lawmakers didn't pick the fight on redistricting.

ARNOLD: Partisanship is killing redistricting reform

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 05:19:37 AM
The push for redistricting reform has come to a close for the 2017 session of the Virginia General Assembly. Three Republican sponsored reform bills, ...

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 21

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 05:04:48 AM
Delegate Les Adams was among the five members of the Elections Subcommittee who voted to kill three bills that promoted redistricting reform in ...

Redistricting changes unlikely this year

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 05:03:45 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — An effort to change who is responsible for drawing Indiana's election maps is unlikely to gain approval this year after a legislative ...

Leonardia to form committee to study redistricting proposal | SunStar

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 04:24:45 AM
In previous years, Leonardia and his political party also endorsed the redistricting of Bacolod, but now he said they need to study it again because of ...

Redistricting, gas tax dominate Legislative Update

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 03:32:48 AM
A proposal to take the responsibility for Indiana redistricting out of the hands of legislators is likely dead for the 2017 session of the Indiana General ...

Local legislators step up to new roles

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 02:45:41 AM
Paul Mark, D-Peru has been named House chair of the Redistricting Committee, while Rep, Susannah Whipps, R-Athol, is a member of the ...