Redistricting In The News

Google Alert - Reapportionment


AP Was There: Census 2000 gets warm welcome in snowy Alaska

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 09:45:00 PM
Census data is used for reapportionment of congressional seats, drawing legislative districts and school district boundaries and determining how ...

How does electoral geography operate in the United States? Include electorate, reapportionment

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 07:52:17 PM
Include electorate, reapportionment, redistricting, and gerrymandering. Explain the electoral college!? alexismay7815 • Asked 2 minutes ago. Log in to ...

US Census Bureau Launches Once-a-Decade Head Count in Rural Alaska

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 10:52:30 AM
The census, a decennial endeavor mandated in the U.S. Constitution, is the basis for redrawing state legislative districts and reapportionment of ...

Gerrymandering potential sways state legislative targets

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 10:52:30 AM
[Reapportionment after census could shake up swing districts]. Matt Harringer, a spokesman for the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, ...

2020 census begins! Decennial headcount starts in Alaska

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 09:56:15 AM
The effort starts in Alaska midwinter to count residents there before they disperse for seasonal work in the spring. [Reapportionment after census could ...



Google Alert - Redistricting


Opinion: AOC promotes bipartisan idea

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 12:22:30 PM
Unfortunately, more than 200 years after Gerry's redistricting folly, the tactic has become much more the norm than the exception. If you need ...

Governor Evers delivers second State of the State address

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 12:22:24 PM
Plus tackling the redistricting issue once the 2020 Census information is released. NBC15 spoke to UW-Madison professor Michael Wagner who is an ...

Money is flowing in to this Fort Worth area House race some hope to flip. Here's why

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 12:00:00 PM
The majority party in the House next year will play a key role in redistricting, which is why districts across the state are being targeted by both parties.

1000 successfully completed and notarized applications processed for Independent Citizens ...

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 11:59:55 AM
LANSING — The first 1,000 successfully completed and notarized applications to serve on the first-ever Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting ...

LETTERS: Quality healthcare at what cost?

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 11:15:00 AM
If you will review the history of redistricting 50 or 60 years ago, you will find that at one time the Democrats were redistricting about every two years, not ...

Outraged parents say school district's plan not doing enough to ease overcrowding

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 10:41:15 AM
Jester says around 75% of the way through the redistricting process, they changed superintendents, so they will be seeking input from the community ...

Gerrymandering Suit

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 07:41:15 AM
NEW ORLEANS – The Fifth Circuit ruled against four white voters who sued Dallas County, claiming its 2011 redistricting plan for electing county ...

Oklahoma Supreme Court hears two challenges to redistricting petition

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 06:00:00 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY — The fate of an effort to let voters create an independent redistricting commission is in the hands of the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

Letter to the Editor: Fair Districts PA volunteers seek to establish independent redistricting ...

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 05:15:00 AM
Please visit www.fairdistrictspa.com to sign a petition in support of an independent citizens redistricting commission. Our local group meets at 7 p.m. ...

The 2020 census begins today in the remote city of Toksook Bay in Alaska

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 02:37:30 AM
Census data is used to allocate funds to state governments, set limits for redistricting districts and determine the number of seats a state receives in ...

As Court Weighs Redistricting Proposal, Some Key Facts to Know

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 02:18:02 AM
A citizen-led effort to strip the Legislature of its redistricting powers is in limbo pending a decision from the Oklahoma Supreme Court. The state's high ...

Petition aims to change the way Nevada draws up districts

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 02:03:45 AM
The petition asks voters if they would like a commission to perform the job of redistricting instead of the legislature. If the group can collect 94,000 ...

Point of View: Oklahoma deserves districts that make sense

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 01:00:30 AM
The current system for redistricting allows politicians to draw all legislative and congressional districts behind closed doors, without input from the ...

Attorneys challenge redistricting proposal before Supreme Court

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 12:22:30 AM
Merits of legal challenges to an initiative petition to change Oklahoma's political redistricting process were argued Tuesday before the state Supreme ...

Many Michigan registered voters seeking to serve on new redistricting commission

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 12:11:15 AM
The Michigan Department of State announced on Tuesday that it has processed the first 1,000 successfully completed and notarized applications for ...

Oklahoma Supreme Court hears challenges to independent redistricting petition

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 11:15:00 PM
The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday heard two legal challenges to an initiative petition seeking to implement a redistricting process in ...

DeKalb parents outraged over school rezoning proposal

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 10:41:15 PM
Sheth says the point of the redistricting is to provide relief for the severe overcrowding happening in their cluster but says Dunwoody Elementary will ...

Attorneys challenge Oklahoma redistricting initiative

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 10:18:45 PM
Republican legislators, who currently control redistricting, have fiercely opposed the petition. Senate President Pro Tem Greg Treat has described the ...

1000 applications complete for Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 10:18:45 PM
LANSING, MI (WKZO AM/FM) -- The Michigan Secretary of State (SOS) has announced that the first 1,000 applications for the Michigan Independent ...

Attorneys challenge Oklahoma redistricting initiative

Tuesday January 21st, 2020 10:18:45 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An initiative petition that seeks to prevent partisan gerrymandering of legislative districts is unconstitutional because it ...