A slate of prominent Arizona Republicans including Gov. Jan Brewer, U.S. Sens. Jon Kyl and John McCain, nearly the entire GOP congressional delegation and state House Speaker Andy Tobin took aim at the state’s redistricting commission today, blasting the panel for a congressional map that they say is gerrymandered to give an edge to Democrats.Read More »
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Gov. Jan Brewer and other Republican officials are criticizing a draft congressional redistricting commission approved by a state commission for use in elections in the coming decade.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 »
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will spend the weekend studying proposed changes to its congressional map to see if it can retain a competitive district in the Phoenix area without carving Mesa into three separate districts.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.
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 »
FAIR Trust attorney David Cantelme took fire from IRC Dems during his testimony at today’s meeting.Read More »
Members of Arizona's redistricting commission faced new allegations Thursday as the state attorney general said the panel's chair reportedly destroyed documents and Democrats filed a complaint asking for an investigation of a Republican commissioner.Read More »
The Arizona Democratic Party has filed a complaint with several prosecuting agencies to ask for an investigation of a Republican member of the state’s redistricting commission.Read More »
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 »