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Top Assembly Republican Pitches Measure To Make Legislative Districts More Competitive In NJ

The legislature splits 60-40 in favor of Democrats. The districts won’t be redrawn until 2021 — but it could come years before that, if Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick gets his way.

07/14/2014

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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.

10/01/2012

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Latino Voter Group Joins Challenge To Pa. Redistricting Map

A Latino voter advocacy group has appealed the map, and other appeals will be accepted until the end of business today.

07/09/2012

Voting booths (File photo by Jessica Kourkounis/ Getty Images)

Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.

07/02/2012

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New Pa. Legislative District Map Approved

For the second time in six months, the panel that redraws state House and Senate districts has given final approval to a new map.

06/09/2012

members of Legislative Reapportionment Commission confer in Harrisburg. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania GOP May Ditch The Idea Of A Delayed April Primary

It appears that Republican leaders of the GOP-controlled state Senate are abandoning the idea of delaying the April 24th Pennsylvania primary as wrangling continues over the shape of new state House and Senate districts.

02/23/2012

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Corbett Expected To Sign New Congressional Map Into Law

Over the furious objections of some Democrats, Governor Corbett is expected to sign a bill that will redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional districts. The bill was given final legislative approval Tuesday.

12/21/2011

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Panel Approves Final Pennsylvania Redistricting Plan

The state Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved newly redrawn maps for Senate and House districts on Monday, more than two weeks early and with only one dissenting vote.

12/12/2011

City Council in its caucus room in City Hall (Credit: Steve Tawa)

City Council Approves Redrawn, Simpler District Map

After weeks of closed door wrangling, Council approved a map that will take effect for elections in four years.

09/22/2011

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Crunch Time For City Council: Redistricting Map Must Be Finished By Friday

Council members last week couldn’t reach agreement on a new map and ended up approving two slightly different maps.

09/19/2011

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Citizens Design Map Proposals For Philadelphia Council Redistricting

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – City Council as early as tomorrow could unveil its plan to re-draw council’s district boundaries. And a local firm that held a map making contest is hoping that the lawmakers consider the […]

09/07/2011

City Council in its caucus room in City Hall (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Due to Census Data, Philadelphia City Council Will Spend The Summer Redistricting

Philadelphia City Council members will be breaking a sweat this summer, even though they’re on recess until September. It’s because city lawyers told them late this week that they must redistrict pronto, to reflect shifts in population.

06/25/2011

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