Redistricting In The News

Google Alert - Reapportionment

Making Sense of the Census: Privacy and Confidentiality Concerns

Thursday December 5th, 2019 11:17:02 PM
... essential to our democracy, like reapportionment (how much representation we get as a state), redistricting (drawing the lines of electoral districts), ...

House Democrat announces retirement — says Trump investigations have 'rendered my soul weary'

Thursday December 5th, 2019 02:26:15 PM
Following that year's census, the state gained a seat during the reapportionment process. The legislature approved a new, considerably bluer district ...


Thursday December 5th, 2019 03:11:15 AM
Reapportionment in 2010, for example, gave California one additional seat in the House for a total of 53. Texas gained four seats. New York and Ohio ...

Google Alert - Redistricting

Redistricting amendment dead for lame duck

Friday December 6th, 2019 11:48:45 AM
Good Friday morning! Senate President Steve Sweeney all but killed the chances of a redistricting ballot question Thursday, telling New Jersey ...

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Dems: Don't Backtrack on Gerrymandering Now

Friday December 6th, 2019 09:45:00 AM
In 2019, the General Assembly approved the “first reading” of a state constitutional amendment that will make redistricting a bi-partisan process.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Special Interest Investments

Friday December 6th, 2019 09:11:15 AM
#To city council's credit, it included support for the redistricting constitutional amendment which Del. Levine supported last time, but it looks like he ...

District Weighs 2 Options For Crowding

Friday December 6th, 2019 06:11:15 AM
The “Green Option” would accommodate roughly 550 more students, and would require redistricting of the elementary school boundaries. Timeline.

'This is a gerrymandered map,' West Chester professor says in redistricting trial

Friday December 6th, 2019 04:30:00 AM
HARRISBURG — A West Chester University political science professor testified Tuesday in a state gerrymandering trial that Pennsylvania's ...

Redistricting lines across Michigan

Friday December 6th, 2019 03:08:29 AM
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) — Members of the Michigan Secretary of State's office held a workshop at NMU's Northern Center to educate the Upper ...

Dept. of State holds ninth 'Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission' workshop

Friday December 6th, 2019 02:37:30 AM
(WLUC) - The Michigan Department of State made their ninth stop on Thursday night to give an Independent Citizens Redistricting workshop. "We are ...

Jodine Mayberry: Don't be Goofy; the gerrymandering wars are far from over

Friday December 6th, 2019 01:52:30 AM
But the passerby is forgiven if he thought it was a dead issue in Pennsylvania since the state Supreme Court took it upon itself in 2018 to redistrict the ...

Six Apply for Missouri's Nonpartisan Redistricting Post

Friday December 6th, 2019 12:22:30 AM
About half a dozen people have applied for a first-of-its kind job in Missouri to draw election maps that are politically fair and competitive.

Sisolak casts doubt on redistricting ballot question, opposes Las Vegas homeless ordinance

Thursday December 5th, 2019 10:52:30 PM
Gov. Steve Sisolak says he doesn't believe a proposed ballot question to create an independent redistricting commission would be truly independent, ...

The Power of Redistricting

Thursday December 5th, 2019 10:13:06 PM
The Power of Redistricting. Shortly after the Decennial U.S. Census is conducted, each state redraws their congressional and legislative district ...

Incoming House majority leader backs nonpartisan redistricting

Thursday December 5th, 2019 10:02:42 PM
The incoming leader of a Democratic majority in the House of Delegates said Thursday she will back nonpartisan political redistricting in an impending ...

Cooper, Forest among latest to file for top NC positions

Thursday December 5th, 2019 09:11:15 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has filed for reelection, and Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest is officially on board to ...

HCPSS communication to parents wishing to opt in to the redistricting exemptions

Thursday December 5th, 2019 08:37:30 PM
I wrote yesterday “December 13th is the deadline for parents to opt in: 2020-21 School Placements and Redistricting Exemptions” after seeing the ...

Waynesboro school district's redistricting plan moves forward

Thursday December 5th, 2019 08:37:30 PM
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — The Waynesboro Area School District's proposed plan to redistrict students in its four elementary schools is moving forward.

After 14 years, eastern North Carolina judgeship gets filled

Thursday December 5th, 2019 08:37:30 PM
Civil rights groups had heavily criticized Farr while a Trump nominee for his work defending state voting and redistricting laws that judges had ...

Howard County School System Allows Redistricting Exemptions

Thursday December 5th, 2019 08:03:45 PM
21 to move more than 5,000 students to new schools next year, they also voted to exempt several student groups from the redistricting plan.

6 apply for Missouri's nonpartisan redistricting post

Thursday December 5th, 2019 07:07:30 PM
Missouri is one of eight states where voters have enacted redistricting reforms targeting partisan gerrymandering during the past decade.

Howard County Parents Must Select School By Dec. 13, If Student Is Exempt From Redistricting Plan

Thursday December 5th, 2019 07:07:11 PM
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — When Howard County's Board of Education decided on Nov. 21 to move more than 5,000 students to new schools next ...

Howard County School System Allows Redistricting Exemptions

Thursday December 5th, 2019 06:56:15 PM
When Howard County's Board of Education decided on Nov. 21 to move more than 5,000 students to new schools next year, they also voted to exempt ...