The fate of Arizona’s commission-based process for drawing the state’s congressional districts will come down to how the U.S. Supreme Court defines the word “legislature.”Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to lift the requirement that Arizona and other states get federal pre-approval for election law changes could lead to an era of greater competitiveness in the Grand Canyon State’s rigidly partisan legislative districts.Read More »
Courts in 2014 struck down Arizona laws by siding with gays, abortion providers, and illegal immigrants. Public school students also got a big win in court, but that case probably won’t be resolved any time soon.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Legislature’s lawsuit against the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission on March 2.Read More »
The fact that politics may have been involved in drawing legislative lines is no reason to declare them illegal, the attorney for the Independent Redistricting Commission is urging the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this morning to decide who can legally draw Arizona’s congressional districts.
In a brief order, the justices said they will consider whether the U.S. Constitution requires the boundaries to be drawn by the elected Legislature – and only the Legislature.
Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state’s 30 legislative districts.Read More »
Republicans lost a federal court case seeking to force a redraw of Arizona’s legislative district map. But the status quo might not be so bad for the GOP.Read More »
After a year of deliberation, a federal court has ruled that the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission doesn’t have to redraw any part of the state’s legislative districts.Read More »
A federal three-judge panel ruled that the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission does not have to redraw any portion of its legislative district map, rejecting the claims from Republican challengers who that alleged the map violated the one-person-one-vote principle.Read More »