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Texas' state Senate districts (click to enlarge) In a move that election law expert Rick Hasen characterizes as "surprising," the Supreme Court ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 74 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Evenwel v. Abbott , a case brought by a group of Texas conservatives challenging a longstanding precedent that holds that election districts should be drawn ...
by phenry
Comment Count 158 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 08:15 AM PDT with 175 Recommends
Past diaries in this series: Pennsylvania (17) Illinois (17) Alabama (6) and Minnesota (7)
by HoosierD42
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 10:22 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
What are you talking about, too early? Lately I've been kicking around a series of maps anticipating the reapportionment changes that will come with the 2020 United States Census. So why not share ...
by HoosierD42
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 03:51 AM PST with 5 Recommends
As the tired old Faux News line goes, "Both Parties do it." Every 10 years we have a census, and every 10 years we see fanciful district maps, where equally fancifully-shaped districts take flight ...
by tallen387
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 12:11 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
For the first time in over 50 years, Arizona is poised to not gain a congressional seat through redistricting. Arizona is one of several states that enjoys an independent redistricting commission, ...
by VanBarbee
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 09:14 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Continuing the string of 2020 Reapportionment is Utah. This state of roughly 2.7 million people was fortunate to gain its fourth congressional district following the 2010 census, and while they are ...
by VanBarbee
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 06:36 PM PST with 3 Recommends
To my immediate north lies Wyoming. Now you might be thinking 'wait a tick...', Wyoming is the smallest state by population and has held an At-Large congressional district since 1890, when it was ...
by VanBarbee
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 03:59 PM PST with 1 Recommend
My home state of Colorado is on track to gain 1 congressional district (at least) as a result of the next census to be taken in 2020. As such, we will most likely see a radical shifting of ...
by VanBarbee
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 02:59 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Unbeknownst to many Pennsylvanians, voting districts in the Commmonwealth are in the middle of a switcheroo transition period. The redistricting plan that had been in the making for several years ...
by SpringCityPADem
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 12:47 AM PST with 4 Recommends
After each decennial census, congressional districts are reapportioned between the 50 states based on population so that they may be redistricted. This process took place from 2011-2012 and North ...
by Stephen Wolf
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 12:31 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
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by David Jarman
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Now that Congressman Ron Barber (D-AZ) is assured of victory in the new 2nd Congressional District, I decided to play around some with Arizona's map. I have already mapped out and discussed the ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 08:24 PM PST with 5 Recommends
The deadline was New Year’s, and the Washington Redistricting Commission seems to have hit the end line just barely before it. Today (as was promised yesterday), they unveiled their new remaps ...
by carlton
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 28, 2011 at 03:51 PM PST with 4 Recommends
In early 1812, Governor Elbridge Gerry of Massachusetts signed a redistricting plan for the state that benefited the Democratic-Republican Party. Although the state voted for the Federalist Party ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Dec 15, 2011 at 03:34 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Well, I saw the Florida Congressional map released in the State Senate committee . ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Dec 03, 2011 at 05:15 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Since both the House and Senate maps were rejected by the Colorado Supreme Court (bad call in my opinion), the Reapportionment Commission met yesterday and voted today on both a new Senate map and a ...
by farleftfagala
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 09:58 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Here's the 2nd part of the resubmitted maps, the State Senate! This one isn't as fun, but there's a few good changes, I don't see how Republicans take the Senate next year on this map. For those ...
by farleftfagala
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 04:19 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Unlike Congressional redistricting, state legislative redistricting is not in the hands of the legislature in Missouri. Rather, it is done by two bipartisan committees, one for each chamber. ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 09:02 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Well this makes my nerd brain hurt. After I've already gotten used to the new maps and written about them, the Colorado Supremes throw them out. It's now back to the the reapportionment commission ...
by farleftfagala
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 04:09 PM PST with 6 Recommends