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We've finally reached the end of Redistricting Commission saga, on Monday the Commission finally passed the final maps on a 8-3 vote (3 of 5 Republicans voting no). The final maps that were ...
by farleftfagala
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Sep 23, 2011 at 04:52 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Last time , I did a diary depicting a relatively fair map for the Kentucky State ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Sep 19, 2011 at 01:09 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
In Kentucky, Republicans have held a majority in the State Senate since the 1998 elections. As such, Republicans had a voice in the 2001-2002 redistricting process. Then-Speaker Jody Richards (D-...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Sep 15, 2011 at 06:09 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Cross posted at [ Dirigo Blue http://www.dirigoblue.com/diary/3538] Earlier this spring, a complaint was filed in Federal Court demanding that Maine reapportion its two congressional ...
by Spud1
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Aug 15, 2011 at 11:46 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
It's done! My first completed map using Dave's Redistricting App (DRA). It took me two evenings to complete it and some confusion, but it's done. For my first map, I decided to do the ...
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 08:31 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
In Colorado the legislature does not draw it's own maps, a commission draws the maps and they are sent directly to the Colorado Supreme Court for approval. The Commission is made up of the following:
by farleftfagala
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Aug 28, 2011 at 07:31 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
To commemorate redistricting, I decided to crank out my calculator and see what each state and territory's House delegation size would be if the Wyoming Rule or the ratio being used for the ...
by BluntDiplomat
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Jun 20, 2011 at 08:15 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
by dgb
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue May 10, 2011 at 08:58 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
by dgb
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue May 03, 2011 at 01:47 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
My neighborhood is split into two different precincts and legislative districts, which means neither representative has to listen to us. They can all go forage for votes fifteen miles away. This ...
by wjhamilton29464
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 05, 2011 at 02:32 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
by Neon Vincent
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 24, 2010 at 09:35 PM PST with 13 Recommends
First, let me say that there is no doubt that the congressional reapportionment news resulting from the census figures today is not good news for progressives, especially when it comes to the ...
by BlueMenace
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Dec 21, 2010 at 05:17 PM PST with 7 Recommends
The new 2010 Census figures are out. You can find all the charts, spreadsheets, etc at the Census web page: http://2010.census.gov/news/press-kits/apportionment/apport.html For New Yorkers the ...
by Andrew C White
Comment Count 47 comments on Tue Dec 21, 2010 at 09:41 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Tomorrow the Census Bureau will release the population table for the ...
by craigkg
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Dec 20, 2010 at 03:41 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Apparently, the New York State Republican Party, which just regained control of the State Senate, now has set its eyes set on eliminating the 23rd District, currently represented by William "Bill" ...
by Upstate Blue
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Dec 20, 2010 at 06:24 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Yeah, I know, that was painful for me to write as well. The last thing anyone wants is *more* members of the U.S. Congress embarrassing themselves and their constituents. However, with the just-...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Dec 21, 2010 at 09:03 AM PST with 11 Recommends
The US census takes place once every ten years. The census itself is mandated by the Constitution in Article 1, Section 2 (something you can mention ...
by thefourthbranch
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 09:08 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Remember last year, when pundits declared that the 2008 elections were proof ...
by ProgressiveSouth
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jan 07, 2010 at 10:08 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Yesterday the Census Bureau released its 2009 population estimates for the States, which will be the final set released before State counts from Census 2010 are released next December. http://www....
by JackND
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Dec 24, 2009 at 10:48 AM PST with 7 Recommends
The Census Bureau has released its annual population estimates , so that means the usual players are in ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 85 comments on Sat Dec 26, 2009 at 05:30 PM PST with 0 Recommends