Tag Archives: arizona independent redistricting

IRC lightning strikes GOP twice

Republican voters showed up in droves to today's IRC meeting in Tucson and spoke out, emotionally at times, against yesterday's selection of Strategic Telemetry as its mapping consultant.

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What’s the big secret?

In spite of numerous transparency pledges by members of the Independent Redistricting Commission, the commission has chosen to shield applicants for the executive director post from public scrutiny.

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Critics say partisan fights take new shape in ‘independent’ redistricting

Placing the “I” word in front of Redistricting Commission doesn’t mean it’s really independent.

Now that the commission is fully constituted, they'll soon begin redrawing the state's legislative and congressional lines. At stake is the state's political landscape for the next ten years. And while most everyone agrees on the gravity of task, disagreements abound on just how "independent" the panel can be.

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