Articles Tagged 'Redistricting'

Biden surge in red states won’t help Democrats with looming redistricting fights

President-elect Joe Biden made major inroads into traditionally Republican territory. But Democratic wins in Arizona and Georgia likely won’t extend to the next round of… READ MORE

Florida Poised to Surpass New York in Congressional Seats

by Alex Tanzi ,Bloomberg
January 3, 2020
(Bloomberg) — Florida is expected to control more seats in the U.S. Congress than New York after April’s decennial census, according to a study by… READ MORE

Redistricting fights rage with future of Congress at stake

by REID WILSON - The Hill
September 6, 2019
Fierce and expensive battles over control of legislative chambers in more than a dozen states are raging as Democrats and Republicans fight for prizes that… READ MORE

NH GOP governor vetoes bill to create independent redistricting commission

by JUSTIN WISE - The Hill
August 12, 2019
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) vetoed bipartisan legislation that would have created an independent commission to draw the state’s legislative, congressional and Executive Council… READ MORE

Supreme Court sides with Texas in redistricting map dispute

by Bill Mears
June 25, 2018
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday kept in place most of a controversial Texas redistricting plan enacted by the GOP-led legislature, despite lawsuits from… READ MORE

Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

by JOSH GERSTEIN | Politico
June 19, 2017
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case from Wisconsin that could clarify whether redistricting plans can be unconstitutional because they’re too partisan. Last… READ MORE

Arizona: State GOP Prepares for Redistricting — in 2022

by Abby Livingston, Roll Call
February 6, 2013
The Arizona Republican Party announced Tuesday that it has formed a committee of “experts and stakeholders” to prepare for the next redistricting cycle, slated for 2022. “Arizona’s political landscape today reflects a flawed process where election districts were drawn up based on a one-sided political agenda and too much secrecy, and I’m taking action now to make sure that doesn’t… READ MORE

Texas redistricting discriminates against minorities, federal court says

August 29, 2012

By Robert Barnes, Washington Post

A federal court on Tuesday threw out Texas’s redistricting plans, saying the maps drawn by the Republican-led legislature undermined the political clout of minorities who are responsible for the state’s population growth. The three-judge special panel in Washington said Texas could not prove that plans for the state’s congressional districts and both houses of the

California candidates set to battle in new political landscape

March 18, 2012
By Jean Merl, Los Angeles Times Filing has closed, the candidate lists are final and the curtain has risen on California’s reconstructed political stage, where the contests for 153 congressional and legislative seats will play out for the first time under new rules and in altered districts. Look for intraparty fights that will last into the November runoffs, a likely… READ MORE

New Texas redistricting map endangers Reps. Canseco, Doggett

February 29, 2012
By Cameron Joseph -The Hill
A Texas court has released the new interim redistricting maps for the state, giving both Democrats and Republicans a little of what they want and potentially endangering Reps. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) and Francisco Canseco (R-Texas). The new map is a major improvement for Democrats and Hispanics from the one originally proposed by the GOP, but …

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