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.
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.
A Latino voter advocacy group has appealed the map, and other appeals will be accepted until the end of business today.
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.
For the second time in six months, the panel that redraws state House and Senate districts has given final approval to a new map.
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.
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.
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.
After weeks of closed door wrangling, Council approved a map that will take effect for elections in four years.
Council members last week couldn’t reach agreement on a new map and ended up approving two slightly different maps.
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 […]
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.