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Redistricting Makes California a Top House Battlefield for 2022 - The New York Times

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:34:42 PM
FRESNO, Calif. — For nearly three years, Phil Arballo has been running for Congress against Representative Devin Nunes, the Republican that ...

Augusta commission approves new political map | WJBF

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:26:57 PM
Not everyone is happy with the outcome but Augusta commissioners have approved the city's new political boundaries.

Suffolk redistricting hearing starts after flurry of judicial rulings | Newsday

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:20:54 PM
After a flurry of court decisions, the Suffolk County Legislature moved ahead Tuesday with a public hearing on a Democratic proposal to create new ...

County commission splits 3-2 on redistricting plan | News |

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:19:55 PM
The McDuffie County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday for a special called meeting. The board met to discuss and vote on the redistricting map.

Connecticut Reapportionment Commission requests congressional map deadline extension ...

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 09:08:45 PM
30. The commission submitted the request to the Connecticut Supreme Court, which took control of the redistricting process once the deadline passed.

Rock Island County board appoints Leslie Thompson to District 11 seat held by late Don Johnston

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 07:17:13 PM
County Board Vice Chairman Brian Vyncke said he recommended Thompson for the appointment. "She's a really good person and dedicated," Vyncke said. "I ...

Faith Leaders: Sign Letter to the Legislative Reapportionment Commission in Support of Fair ...

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 06:57:17 PM
Our elections should be free, fair, and secure. But Pennsylvania has a long history of gerrymandering. Last cycle, both sets of maps were thrown out ...

Redistricting proposition fails as New York's reapportionment process continues | Southern Tier

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 05:57:55 PM
'It's just uncertain and unclear at this point what the commission will do, what the legislature will do, and when this will all happen.

Redistricting left Chatham County split among three Georgia Senate districts

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 12:03:50 PM
Former Georgia Sen. Regina Thomas shares her personal experience from her time in public service and argues against a third senator for Chatham.

Redistricting proposition fails as state's reapportionment process continues - NewsBreak

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 10:48:26 AM
After coming up 89 people short in the 2020 census, New York is set to lose a congressional seat ahead of the 2022 election.

Redistricting proposition fails as state's reapportionment process continues | WRVO Public Media

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 09:44:40 AM
To prepare for the reapportionment process, state lawmakers proposed some changes to redistricting regulations during this year's election cycle.

PD Editorial: Sonoma County's messy redistricting process draws to a close - The Press Democrat

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 08:16:03 AM
Sonoma County supervisors appointed an advisory commission to recommend districts lines for the next 10 years. It was supposed to be a public process, ...

On Special Session's First Day, Lawmakers Advance Democratic Congressional Map ...

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 06:45:42 AM
The House Rules Committee and Senate Reapportionment and Redistricting Committee met in a joint session to consider congressional redistricting ...

Mayor Barrett vetoes proposed aldermanic maps due to concern for Hispanic residents - TMJ4

Monday December 6th, 2021 11:09:18 PM
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett vetoed the proposed reapportionment off aldermanic districts sent to him by the Milwaukee Common Council.

Nunes leaving Congress to lead Trump media company - Roll Call

Monday December 6th, 2021 10:50:00 PM
Rep. Devin Nunes, a top defender of former President Donald Trump through multiple controversies, will run a media company he is creating.

Mayor Barrett Vetoes Proposed Aldermanic Maps, Asks Council to Reconsider - City of Milwaukee

Monday December 6th, 2021 08:37:07 PM
After carefully considering the reapportionment of aldermanic districts, Mayor Tom Barrett is vetoing the proposal sent to him by the Milwaukee ...

Google Alert - Redistricting

NM Legislature Launches Redistricting Session - Santa Fe Reporter

Wednesday December 8th, 2021 01:48:01 AM
Among children ages 5-11, 19.3% have had at least one dose of the Pfizer vaccine and 4.8% are fully vaccinated. In Santa Fe County, 98.1% of people 18 ...

Ted Cruz blasts Justice Department over Texas redistricting lawsuit | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Wednesday December 8th, 2021 12:46:18 AM
Lawmakers drew the maps in a way that moved some Hispanic voters previously in the 33rd Congressional District — represented by Democrat Rep. Marc ...

Redistricting: A closer look at CD2 in New Mexico | KOB 4

Wednesday December 8th, 2021 12:42:35 AM
New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District is getting most of the attention. Matt Grubs has been following it all at the Roundhouse. He breaks down the ...

L.A. finalizes its redistricting map for the next 10 years - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday December 8th, 2021 12:21:08 AM
After weeks of debate over who should represent USC, Exposition Park and other institutions, the City Council voted unanimously to approve its new ...

Biden administration takes on Texas in redistricting lawsuit -

Wednesday December 8th, 2021 12:09:26 AM
The Justice Department is suing Texas over new redistricting maps, alleging the new maps do not accurately represent minority populations in the ...

Houston's Third Ward braces for state redistricting plans - NPR

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:59:29 PM
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Reverend Don Odom Jr., the social justice ministry leader at Houston's Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, ...

Opinion: Why Is the Prince George's County Executive Silent About Redistricting? - Maryland Matters

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:42:51 PM
The Prince George's 2021 Redistricting Commission proposed its map to the council, and council members had over 10 hours to review and discuss the ...

St. Louis city counselor OKs ward redistricting plan | Politics |

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:35:22 PM
Sheena Hamilton, city government's top attorney, says a ward map proposed by an aldermanic committee would adhere to federal voting rights rules.

Redistricting Makes California a Top House Battlefield for 2022 - The New York Times

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:34:42 PM
FRESNO, Calif. — For nearly three years, Phil Arballo has been running for Congress against Representative Devin Nunes, the Republican that ...

Justice Department sues Texas over redistricting, citing discrimination against Latinos

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:26:56 PM
Latinos fueled growth in Texas that added two congressional seats. The lawsuit says those districts favor whites.

Peter Jensen: Redistricting recipe is always rich in self-interest | COMMENTARY - Baltimore Sun

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:15:41 PM
Maryland's 1st Congressional District has long been peculiarly shaped and not just because it follows the contours of the glacially carved ...

D.C. Council approves redistricting plan, reshaping Wards 7 and 8 - The Washington Post

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:13:32 PM
The latest proposal, which the council voted for 11-1, moves Navy Yard to Ward 8 and neighborhoods bordering the Anacostia to Ward 7.

DOJ sues Texas over redistricting, saying new maps discriminate - FOX 7 Austin

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:12:23 PM
The Department of Justice sued Texas over new redistricting maps, saying the plans discriminate against voters in the state's booming Latino and ...

House races on hold as redistricting heads to courts: The Note - ABC News

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 11:09:58 PM
With barely three weeks left of 2021, 2022 campaigning is well underway. It's just that the court fights that figure to define it have only just ...

New Mexico Senate focuses on redistricting maps, pandemic aid money - Santa Fe New Mexican

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 10:27:09 PM
The session, expected to last up to two weeks, was convened primarily to draw new election district lines for seats in Congress, the Legislature ...

Oral arguments will begin today in the Metro East redistricting legal challenge | STLPR

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 10:26:26 PM
Federal judges in Chicago will begin hearing oral arguments Tuesday in three cases challenging Illinois' legislative redistricting maps.

Belton ISD approve redistricting plan due to population changes - KCEN-TV

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 10:08:23 PM
The changes will balance balance populations changes that were seen in the 2020 U.S. Census. Author: BriShon Mitchell, Maria Aguilera. Published: 7:37 ...

Democrats cry foul on redistricting - Tennessee Lookout

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 10:02:41 PM
Tennessee House Democrats are complaining that supermajority Republicans are trying to draw them out of existence through redistricting.

New York State in Final Phases of Redistricting | WETM -

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 09:53:11 PM
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – After weeks of listening to public comment from New Yorkers across the state, the state's Independent Redistricting ...

As redistricting panel mulls changes to draft maps, partisan schisms appear - Arizona Mirror

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 09:40:45 PM
Proposals from the mayor of Yuma, a coalition of Latino Democrats and a person with the username mango1 took center stage as the Arizona ...