Pa. Republicans eye higher management over redistricting in response to new political maps

Pa. Republicans eye higher management over redistricting in response to new political maps

This text is a part of a yearlong reporting venture centered on redistricting and gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. It’s made doable by the assist of Highlight PA members and Votebeat, a venture centered on election integrity and voting entry. Harrisburg, Pa. — Pennsylvania Republicans are transferring to alter how the state’s political maps are drawn after…

Pennsylvania congressional district map lawsuit ends quietly

Pennsylvania congressional district map lawsuit ends quietly

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A federal lawsuit by Republicans difficult Pennsylvania’s new congressional districts is over, three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court docket declined to intervene and cease the plan. The case remained alive after the justices declined to stop the 17-district map authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court docket from getting used on…

Maryland choose guidelines new congressional map unconstitutional

Maryland choose guidelines new congressional map unconstitutional

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland choose dominated Friday that the state’s new congressional map is unconstitutional, the primary Democratic-drawn map to be struck down by a courtroom this redistricting cycle in what the choose known as a “product of utmost partisan gerrymandering.” Up to now, courts have intervened to dam maps they discovered to…

Home, Senate redistricting involves a detailed in Pennsylvania

Home, Senate redistricting involves a detailed in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Supreme Courtroom, in a unanimous choice, rejected authorized challenges to new state Home and Senate maps final week, finalizing the legislative redistricting course of. The chair of the fee tasked with drafting the maps stated he believes the districts pretty characterize residents. The Legislative Reapportionment Fee, in a 4 to 1 bipartisan vote in February,…