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Playing for precedent…

Horne’s court filing against the IRC commissioners he says are stonewalling his investigation could settle a lot more than whether three commissioners will have to talk to the AG’s office.

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Redistricting officials face new allegations

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.

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Horne asks court to order IRC’s cooperation with probe

Arizona's attorney general on Wednesday accused three members of the state's redistricting commission of stonewalling an investigation of possible open meeting law violations that he said reportedly include private one-on-one talks between the chairwoman and other members before a key vote.

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IRC should hold itself to same standards as mapping firm

In the high-stakes job to redraw Arizona’s political districts, much has been debated about the idea of “transparency.”

The Independent Redistricting Commission, apparently concerned about the public perception of its decision to hire a mapping firm with historic ties to Democratic causes, recently established a rule intended to allay fears of partisanship driving the mapping process.

But what about the commission itself? Shouldn’t its members be held to the same standard? 

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Goddard weighs in on Horne’s redistricting commission probe

Former Attorney General Terry Goddard this weekend accused now AG Tom Horne of taking part in a Republican “intimidation campaign” against the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. The announcement was odd, and so was the timing – given that Horne’s investigation has been ongoing for more than a month.

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Everything to everyone

The maps that will be presented to the IRC today by the Hispanic Coalition for Good Government will include a competitive congressional district based in central Phoenix, Gallardo told our reporter yesterday.

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