Posts Tagged ‘redistricting’

Redistricting, abortion supercharge state Supreme Court races

The U.S. Supreme Court may get all the attention. But some of the most consequential decisions for the next decade could come instead from their counterparts in the states, many of whom are facing voters in the fall. Like many downballot offices, state Supreme Court races have often slipped out of the headlines in favor […]

New Hampshire GOP Gov. Chris Sununu to Veto Redistricting Map Proposed by GOP

New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu (R) on Thursday promised to veto another redistricting map proposed by the Republican legislature.

Republican NH Gov. Sununu Allies Himself with Democrats on Redistricting Process

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) has allied himself with Democrats on his state’s redistricting process.

Tennessee Republicans to Unveil Congressional Redistricting Map that Could Change Delegation to 8 to 1 GOP Advantage

Tennessee Speaker of the House Cam Sexton (R-Crossville) said on Monday that a new map of the boundaries of the state’s nine congressional districts will be unveiled at a House committee hearing on Wednesday. If the new map is approved and withstands any potential legal challenge, it could change the partisan makeup of the Tennessee […]

GOP Could Control 6 of Arizona’s 9 Congressional Seats After Redistricting 

The Republican Party could possibly control six out of Arizona’s nine congressional seats after the state’s redistricting commission approved a new map on Wednesday. Arizona’s new congressional map was adopted unanimously by a bipartisan panel of commissioners under the redistricting system Arizona voters implemented via ballot initiative in 2000. The commission is made up of […]

Welcome To A True American Bloodsport: Redistricting

What’s new isn’t the fight, which has reliably happened right on time every decade. What’s new is the level of attention from both sides. Throughout most of American history, redistricting was a process issue that most people ignored, the ultimate game of inside baseball. Not anymore. Rank-and-file partisans on both sides of the aisle have […]

Dems weigh a GOP shutout in Maryland redistricting

“We’re looking at the numbers and whether it’s going to make sense politically, and whether we can hold the seven seats that we have,” Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) said in an interview last week. “Because, remember, this is for 10 years.” And then there’s Harris himself, a firebrand conservative doctor known for nearly starting a […]

Rigged: Ohio’s DeWine, Others Consider Redistricting Map that Would Eliminate Jim Jordan’s District, Solidify Pelosi’s Majority

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, state auditor Keith Faber, and Secretary of State Frank LaRose are considering offering and adopting a redistricting map ahead of the 2022 midterm elections that would be overly beneficial and lopsided toward helping Democrats retain their U.S. House majority, Breitbart News has learned. Two senior Republican officials briefed on the proposal […]

Republicans plot to keep Texas red in redistricting

“We’ve got a united map we’ve all agreed to,” Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) said of the state’s Republican delegation. “It makes it easier when we’re united — it doesn’t happen too often.” The redistricting comes at a crucial moment. Texas has been at the center of two of the biggest trends in American politics: Democrats’ […]

Redistricting sprint begins with major census data drop

Broadly, the data released on Thursday shows a country that has become more urbanized and more diverse over the last decade. Metro areas across the country grew by 9 percent, and all ten of America’s largest cities have over 1 million people for the first time in U.S. history. The country has also become less […]

Six Establishment Republicans Face Three Threats: Redistricting, Democrats, Trump

Former President Trump’s strategy to further the “American First” agenda has included taking meetings, making endorsements, and raising money. Intensifying Trump’s effort are state redistricting measures, where six of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump are at risk of a redrawn district, hence in further danger of losing their seat in 2022. Indeed, […]

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