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Former AG Holder is reportedly considering a presidential bid; he acknowledges 'more visible' role

Thursday June 22nd, 2017 12:56:15 PM
He is also leading a new group to prepare Democrats for redistricting in ... “Part of my job is to make redistricting sexy” for Democrats, he joked in an ...

Chris Christie's all over the map when it comes to redistricting | Mulshine

Thursday June 22nd, 2017 10:30:00 AM
Back when I was a Catholic-school lad attempting to talk my way out of some tight spot, the nuns would often say to me, "You think you've got an ...

Supreme Court to hear Wisconsin gerrymander case

Thursday June 22nd, 2017 10:18:45 AM
News 18 asked him about his reaction to the court's decision to hear the redistricting case. Heck says the U.S. Supreme Court could rule that this kind ...

Redistricting initiative underway

Thursday June 22nd, 2017 06:22:30 AM
The goal is to amend the Ohio Constitution to transfer responsibility for redrawing congressional district lines to the bipartisan Ohio Redistricting ...

Fair elections start with fair districts

Thursday June 22nd, 2017 06:00:00 AM
Redistricting is done at the state level, and under American political tradition, the process is controlled in most states by the majority political party in ...

Redistricting reform urged in Horsham

Thursday June 22nd, 2017 04:18:45 AM
I call on my fellow Horsham residents to email council members and urge them to pass the resolution supporting redistricting reform in Pennsylvania.

Henrico School Board to vote on redistricting plan Thursday

Thursday June 22nd, 2017 02:26:15 AM
School leaders in Henrico County are primed to vote on a redistricting plan Thursday, which would bring to a close a laborious, impassioned process ...

Carroll school board talks special programs, school utilization

Thursday June 22nd, 2017 01:05:39 AM
When the school board talks about possible redistricting and school closures, it needs to keep these programs in mind because it wouldn't just be ...

Belleville BOE OKs plan for 'redistricting'

Thursday June 22nd, 2017 12:11:15 AM
There's a shuffling of elementary-school borders afoot in Belleville as the Board of Education has approved a rearrangement of the grades, commonly ...

Delaware lawmakers consider fewer school districts

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 09:22:30 PM
Redistricting has long been a political minefield. Last year, the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission unsuccessfully tried to convince ...

Crowdsourced Redistricting

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 09:22:30 PM
Gerrymandering gives those in control of the redistricting process the power to enhance their representation by means of what is known as “packing ...

Lawmakers react to upcoming Supreme Court battle

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 09:11:15 PM
"Wisconsin lawmakers have maintained that our state's redistricting process and legislative maps are legal and constitutional, and we look forward to ...

Lincoln County Board Again Affirms Redistricting Vote

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 08:26:15 PM
The Lincoln County Board of Supervisors Tuesday passed a resolution favoring a non-partisan method of determining legislative districts. That news ...

Robert F. Jakubowicz: Redistricting inflames partisan divide

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 08:03:45 PM
PITTSFIELD — Politicians began gaming the electoral system with partisan gerrymandering before the ink was dry on the day the Constitution was ...

CA120: The redistricting commission, lines and political pressure

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 07:41:15 PM
California's independent Citizens Redistricting Commission was established by two ballot measures in 2008 and 2010, following several unsuccessful ...

Congresswoman Karen Bass Is Not Afraid of Town Halls and Wants to Hear from Her Constituents

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 07:41:15 PM
Questions were asked about the Democratic party divide, gun control, redistricting and foreign policy. Bass took questions in groups of 10, provided ...

Supreme Court to hear major political redistricting case

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 03:56:15 PM
It said redistricting efforts were unlawful partisan gerrymandering when they sought to entrench the party in power, and had no other legitimate ...

Schools approve rework of football, sports classification

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 03:56:15 PM
The redistricting for football changes 4A from a 64-school classification to 32. Class 3A will be reduced from 64 teams to 48. These teams will be put ...

State Rep. Trevor Drown Announces Run for AR Secretary of State

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 03:03:03 PM
The next Secretary of State will play an important role in redistricting, the process of updating legislative districts every ten years to meet population ...

Fair, schmair — nonpartisan redistricting to forever languish?

Wednesday June 21st, 2017 02:37:30 PM
Eminent figures have called for common sense, nonpartisan redistricting since even before Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry unwittingly lent his ...