The Arizona Democratic Party today filed an extensive records request with Attorney General Tom Horne’s office, hoping to find evidence that his investigation into possible open meeting law violations by the state’s redistricting commission is part of a coordinated Republican effort to besmirch the group and its work.Read More »
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For those concerned with how the state’s political districts will actually be redrawn, everything up until last week has been only preamble.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne said today that he could seek the removal of the state’s redistricting commissioners as a result of his investigation into whether they violated open meeting laws in June.Read More »
Arizona’s five redistricting commissioners will begin filling the hole in the center of their “donut” congressional district plan today.
And although the decision to use the "donut" map shows more momentum than the commission has demonstrated in recent weeks, the plan has won opposition.
Less than three months after Ann Kirkpatrick lost her seat in Congress, the former representative of Arizona’s 1st Congressional District announced that she would challenge the Tea Party-endorsed dentist Paul Gosar again for control of the expansive rural district.Read More »
The state redistricting commission today filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Attorney General Tom Horne’s investigation into whether the commission violated open meetings laws during the hiring of its mapping firm in June.Read More »
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will travel to Arizona for two appearances in his bid to capture the Republican nomination for president. He will take part in a business roundtable discussion at a car dealership Tucson on Wednesday morning and ...Read More »
One of Arizona’s redistricting commissioners told Attorney General Tom Horne that the commission’s chairwoman destroyed documents used to score mapping firms during a closed-door meeting.
The five volunteers tasked with redrawing Arizona’s political districts may soon have to tell the world who they’ve been talking with, outside the commission’s public meetings, about their highly-political work.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is planning to file a special court action this week to compel cooperation from the three members of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission who have refused to submit to his investigation into whether the panel violated state procurement and open meetings laws when it hired a mapping firm in June.Read More »