Redistricting In The News

Google Alert - Reapportionment


Why the 2020 US Census Could Change Everything, According to an Expert

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 08:15:00 PM
After the census, states use their new population numbers to re-draw congressional districts and determine the reapportionment of seats in Congress; ...

Should Noncitizens Be Represented in Congress?

Monday April 22nd, 2019 10:29:06 PM
But the case is a proxy for future battles over redistricting and reapportionment, vital components of American democracy that determine the balance of ...



Google Alert - Redistricting


Pritzker changes his tune on district maps, but to the Republican Party it is the same, tired old song

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 05:26:15 PM
“The only people standing in the way of redistricting reform are Mike Madigan, John Cullerton, and now, J.B. Pritzker. It only took Pritzker 100 days in ...

Missouri Republicans' gerrymandering power grab is a political emergency

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 03:11:15 PM
One of the reasons Evelyn Maddox campaigned for Clean Missouri was because she didn't think the former redistricting plan did enough to curb ...

College football great Lou Holtz endorses in IL House race

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 03:00:00 PM
Jim Oberweis, who was the party's nominee for Senate in 2014 and the party's nominee for the district in 2008 before redistricting shuffled the ...

Savannah To Host LWV Statewide Convention

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 03:00:00 PM
On Friday, May 3 from 6-8 p.m., Carson will lead a workshop on Redistricting at Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square. Registration is $10 ...

Missouri House Gives Initial Approval to Redistricting Change

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 01:52:30 PM
Peter Meredith, D-St. Louis, said the change will decrease transparency in the redistricting process. “What voters said very clearly in November is they ...

House passes legislation to undo Clean Missouri redistricting changes

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 11:04:18 AM
House Joint Resolution 48 would replace the nonpartisan demographer role established by Clean Missouri to oversee redistricting with separate ...

Some black lawmakers concerned about Clean Missouri

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 05:03:45 AM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republicans pushing to repeal a constitutional amendment that revamped Missouri's redistricting process are finding ...

Redistricting reform; League of Women Voters pushes for fair maps

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 04:41:15 AM
With the new Census set to paint a clear picture of North Carolina's demographics in 2020, local officials and activists alike are pushing for a fairer way ...

Missouri House advances redistricting overhaul proposal

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 12:33:45 AM
Missouri state representatives advanced a proposal on Tuesday to ask voters if they want to undo newly made changes to the state's redistricting ...

Stevens, Benson talk voting rights with high schoolers

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 12:33:45 AM
They also outlined what's changed after the passage last fall of Proposal 2, which establishes a nonpartisan redistricting commission, and Proposal 3, ...

Upper Burrell awaits judge's OK on redrawn voting districts

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 10:18:45 PM
Westmoreland County elections officials on Tuesday approved a redistricting plan for Upper Burrell that is expected to shorten lines at the polls.

Missouri measure would undo voter-enacted redistricting plan

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 09:11:47 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a proposal that would undo the redistricting process enacted months ago ...

Committee to vote on plan that could affect hundreds of Hardin Co. students

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 09:11:15 PM
Converting Lakewood Elementary into a middle school and redistricting current students to Cecilia Valley or Creekside Elementary. Turning Cecilia ...

Missouri GOP Hints At Voting Rights Overhaul To Undermine Immigrant Vote

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 09:00:00 PM
Missouri's GOP legislature appears to be considering, again, a change to its redistricting process that would have major impacts on the political ...

GOP push to overturn redistricting changes endorsed in House

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 08:15:00 PM
Republicans have been working to alter the redistricting changes that were put in place in November with 62 percent of the statewide vote. The plan ...

Missouri measure would undo voter-enacted redistricting plan

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 07:52:30 PM
Missouri lawmakers are advancing a proposal to undo the redistricting process enacted by voters in November. House members voted 100-49 ...

Missouri measure would undo voter-enacted redistricting plan

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 07:52:30 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are advancing a proposal to undo the redistricting process enacted by voters in November.

Legalized fraud

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 07:52:30 PM
A bi-partisan survey from September 2017, concludes by a margin of 73 to 14 percent, voters support removing partisan bias from redistricting, even if ...

Lincoln County gains six new voting precincts

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 07:41:15 PM
“I strongly advocate you be very involved in the redistricting process, ... and 28 for the purpose of the census count in 2020 and redistricting in 2021.

To end gerrymandering, Pritzker should push redistricting reform

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 07:30:00 PM
J.B. Pritzker agrees, repeatedly backing redistricting reform in Illinois. He said as governor he would “support ending the gerrymandering of districts to ...