Redistricting In The News

Google Alert - Reapportionment

If the USA's congressional reapportionment had gone ahead in 1920

Thursday September 19th, 2019 02:39:16 PM
After the 1920 census, Congress for the first time failed to approve congressional reapportionment. Instead, in 1929 it passed a law fixing the House at ...

Google Alert - Redistricting

Editorial: Latest remap effort proves nonpartisan redistricting system is a must

Friday September 20th, 2019 09:00:00 AM
The North Carolina General Assembly's completed its legislative redistricting job – supposedly along the guidelines the court assigned. How did it do?

for redistricting reform a chance

Friday September 20th, 2019 06:23:25 AM
Consider also: DTL is a unit of the Committee of Seventy, whose CEO, David Thornburgh, chaired the redistricting reform panel that is the topic of this ...

Texas Tribune's editor highlights Constitution's importance in everyday life at Blinn discussion

Friday September 20th, 2019 06:00:00 AM
Following an explanation of the decennial Census-based redistricting process, Ramsey said he has narrowed questions of enfranchisement down to a ...

Voters consider more than district lines, partisanship

Friday September 20th, 2019 05:37:30 AM
Redistricting analysts have since evaluated the maps through a relatively new technology, Planscore, which attempts to measure partisan favorability.

2020 elections vital for redistricting

Friday September 20th, 2019 05:03:45 AM
For the next year or so, two very important things will be linked. One is the decennial census – an effort to tabulate everyone living in this country in ...

2020 elections vital for redistricting

Friday September 20th, 2019 05:03:45 AM
One is the decennial census — an effort to tabulate everyone living in this country in 2020. We'll deal in a coming column with efforts to make the ...

Closing school near Denka plant could mean redrawing boundaries for all St. John schools

Friday September 20th, 2019 03:41:03 AM
Dispersing Fifth Ward's students among other schools and redistricting was by far the most popular proposal with the committee. Of the 22 members ...

Regional town hall highlights importance of participation on political power

Friday September 20th, 2019 02:15:00 AM
Scott laid out some of the ways that Georgia's League of Women Voters hopes to “control the fox in the henhouse” and ensure a fair redistricting ...

Oklahoma redistricting process doesn't have to be ugly

Friday September 20th, 2019 01:34:20 AM
To oversee the process, McCall, R-Atoka, says he plans to put together a bipartisan House Redistricting Committee with subcommittees that will focus ...

Michigan Legislature, Gov. Whitmer head for showdown on roads, redistricting

Friday September 20th, 2019 01:07:30 AM
The committee-level votes included cuts to Democrat Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson's office and the redistricting commission her office is creating.

Wilson unaffected in redistricting shuffle

Friday September 20th, 2019 12:56:15 AM
State House and Senate districts in southern Nash County and Johnston County saw a little rearrangement while Wilson County remains intact after ...

Wilson unaffected in redistricting shuffle

Friday September 20th, 2019 12:56:15 AM
Horner is no stranger to redistricting. As a first-term senator in 2017, his district moved from Nash, where he was born and raised, and Wilson, where ...

Letter: Just sayin': looks like racism

Thursday September 19th, 2019 11:48:45 PM
One reason, according to Thomas Hofeller, a Trump ghostwriter and gerrymandering advocate, is for redistricting to increase the political power for the ...

Last Michigan budget conference reports signed, full Legislature to vote next week

Thursday September 19th, 2019 11:26:15 PM
There was $3.4 million for the new Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission included in the Legislature's budget. Shawn Starkey, spokesman ...

NC General Assembly passes new legislative maps, Beaufort County unaffected

Thursday September 19th, 2019 10:41:15 PM
... House and Senate on the maps fell largely among partisan lines, Kidwell lauded the bipartisan and transparent nature of the redistricting process.

Budget plan would shift control of Michigan's independent redistricting commission to legislature

Thursday September 19th, 2019 10:41:15 PM
Funding for the independent redistricting commission approved by voters in 2018 would be handled by the legislature - not the Secretary of State's ...

NC legislature submits new maps, High Country districts unchanged

Thursday September 19th, 2019 09:22:30 PM
“While I am not a member of the (N.C. Senate) redistricting committee, I have followed the process and have come away with even more appreciation ...

Baltimore County launches transportation survey as Olszewski seeks money for Towson Circulator ...

Thursday September 19th, 2019 07:52:30 PM
[More Maryland news] Amid redistricting debate, Howard officials say students who attend Title I schools 'are simply children' ». The county is also ...

Howard County school officials don't seem to care what parents think about redistricting plan

Thursday September 19th, 2019 06:45:00 PM
I was very much in agreement with the perspective presented by Sunil Dasgupta in (“PTA 'badly broken,'” Sept. 17) regarding the drop in membership ...

VOTE 2019: Five candidates run for toss-up minority seat on new Lafayette city council

Thursday September 19th, 2019 04:18:45 PM
The redistricting and growth through new residential developments added more than 1,900 voters, or another 14%, to the new city council District 1, ...