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  •  When did Republicans release their maps? (0+ / 0-)

    I remember for congressional redistricting that the legislature didn't complete a map in time for this cycle, but that the courts allowed something like a two-week window after the new legislature was seated before they took over congressional redistricting. I had figured that the GOP would simply use legislative redistricting to lock in their majority by doing to the few holdout conservadems what Texas Republicans did to the likes of Charlie Stenholm in 2004. It isn't as if they couldn't produce permanent majorities with low turnout odd-year elections.

    •  Here it is: (1+ / 0-)
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      Stephen Wolf  Jeff Stone and Nickey Browning are drawn together.  Next time (2015), one of them will have to move or run against the other.

      "Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game." -Voltaire

      by KingofSpades on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 07:37:59 PM PST

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