Redistricting

Month: March 2013

Smoking Gun in Arizona Redistricting Commission Lawsuit?

On the eve of a March 25th trial, Republican and Tea Party activists suing the Independent Arizona Redistricting Commission over alleged prohibited partisan considerations in redrawing the state’s legislative map claim to have found damning evidence to prove their case. They have won a last minute request to interview the Democratic party’s interim director after… Read More ›

County Commission in Texas Spends Big to Defend Vote Dilution Lawsuit

The Houston area Harris County Commission has run up a $1.3 million bill for redistricting so far as it litigates a vote dilution challenge headed by a Latino member of the council. The county spent over $600,000 on the contested maps and the legal bill to defend this challenge has doubled the tab. The focus… Read More ›

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