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  • Evidence presented
    Court ruled Alabama gerrymandered on the base of race
    The United States Supreme Court ruled that Alabama gerrymandered on the base of race in Alabama Black Legislative Caucus v. Alabama on Wednesday, March 25th, 2015. Nina Totenberg of NPR wrote about political changes in the Alabama Legislature and...
  • SCOTUS
    US Supreme Court set to decide Alabama redistricting case
    First, it was racial segregation now the Supreme Court on Wednesday is taking a case focusing on redrawing political districts. Black and Democrat residents of Alabama are appearing before the high court to reject the legislative map Republicans...
  • gerrymandering
    Libertarians join End Gerrymandering Now Coalition
    The Libertarian Party of North Carolina has joined a coalition to end gerrymandering in the state.North Carolinians to End Gerrymandering Now is led by former Charlotte Mayor Richard Vinroot, a Republican, and former Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker,...
  • NC Congressional Districts
    NC Libertarians support non-partisan redistricting
    Adding a plank supporting an independent, non-partisan redistricting process was one of the changes made to the platform at the Libertarian Party of North Carolina state convention held April 4-5 in Durham.Libertarians also adopted a plank calling...
  • Gerrymandered legislative district open for Latino
    Gerrymandered legislative district opened for Latino
    For the first time in Maryland’s history, Democrats created a single-member Hispanic district in Prince George’s County, District 47B, which will have more than 63 percent Hispanic residents.Prince George’s County Councilman Will...
  • Obama OFA
    Election rules: Time for a change
    It’s no secret that our governing institutions are becoming more polarized and more strictly partisan. Much of the blame for this has focused on the way elections are handled. I think this is a simplistic view given the sheer number of...
  • Chicken with head cut off
    The great American experiment: Redefining states
    The long title is “Redefining states and districts so we can all get away from people we don't like”.Look, conservatives who are often loners and lovers of like kinds, don’t want to hang with the rest of us. So, let them hang...
  • Greg Abbott
    Greg Abbott: Voter protection violating the rights of Latino Republicans
    In another display of the far right's continued war against reality, Texas Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott claims the Obama administration's lawsuit against a redistricting plan, which a federal court...
  • Congressman Matt Cartwright
    Cartwright introduces manufacturing legislation, Blake comments on redistricting
    Pennsylvania Congressman Matt Cartwright (D-17th) introduced the bi-partisan Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act (FMLAA) with 31 original co-sponsors.The FMLAA would require foreign manufacturers doing business in the U.S. to identify a...
  • Redistricting Coalition presents nonpartisan map to Nassau County Legislature
    Redistricting Coalition presents nonpartisan map to Nassau County Legislature
    Dozens of activists representing the Nassau County United Redistricting Coalition gathered on the steps of the Nassau County government building in Mineola to present an alternative redistricting map to the widely blasted Republican map that...
  • Public hearing to redistrict Nassau County
    Republicans, Democrats propose dueling plans to redistrict Nassau County
    In the last seconds of a 4 1/2 hour hearing, just before the Temporary Districting Advisory Commission - a body appointed to come up with a plan to redistrict Nassau County's legislative districts - was to vote on a proposed plan, Democratic...
  • Redistricting map proposed by Nassau County Democrats
    Nassau County GOP blindsides Dems: issue redistricting map, set Jan 3 hearing
    Updated January 2 with responses from Francis X. Moroney, chairman of the Temporary Districting Advisory Commission.Without warning, let alone consultation, Nassau County Republicans blindsided Democrats over the New Year's holiday, when they...
  • Voting in Nassau County
    Nassau County hearing on redistricting to be held Nov. 19 in Mineola
    The Nassau County Temporary Districting Advisory Commission (TDAC) will hold a hearing in Mineola; at the Nassau County Legislature, 1550 Franklin Avenue in Mineola -Monday, November 19 at 6 pm.The public hearings allow residents to share their...
  • NJ Tea Party
    The Tea Party's struggles in the Garden State
    While the core coverage for the Tea Party movement has tapered off quite a bit from their 2009 and 2010 constant press with rallies and gatherings, there are still initiatives taking place around the country including New Jersey. Going into 2011,...
  • Gardner Cheesy Lees
    U.S. Representative Cory Gardner visits Estes Park
    Cory Gardner may not represent Estes Park after 2012 (because of the 2010 redistricting) but he did take time out of his campaign to check in with constituents in Estes Park at Cheesy Lees. He wants them to know he’s still in Washington...
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