Arizona's redistricting commission members divided along party lines Tuesday as they approved maps of new congressional and legislative districts by identical 3-2 votes.Read More »
A state commission's work on drawing new congressional and legislative districts for Arizona could be near the finish line after a nearly yearlong process.Read More »
The Joint Legislative Budget Committee is seeking budget documents from the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission for an audit requested by House Speaker Andy Tobin.Read More »
Mum is almost the word when it comes to the prospects of Republicans filing a lawsuit in hopes of altering the districts drawn by the IRC.Read More »
Robes and gavels were a large part of Arizona’s political scene in 2011. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a landmark election law case that came out of the state and agreed to hear SB1070. The state Supreme Court resolved conflicts involving the Independent Redistricting Commission and trial courts were busy with lawsuits contesting cuts to Medicaid and the candidacy of a Mesa woman in the recall election of former Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
While Republicans are hopping mad about the congressional maps, the legislative maps seem to be a win for them.Read More »
The panel charged with redrawing the state's political lines that will be used for the next decade approved final maps for both congressional and legislative districts today, after meeting for more than 15 hours in two days.Read More »
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission spent roughly nine hours Monday considering changes to proposed legislative maps, but will still have to wait for detailed analysis before adopting anything final.
The long work session took place only days before the now-unlikely target deadline of Christmas for adopting both final legislative and congressional maps.
Some members of the state redistricting commission are voicing dislike for another's proposed compromise on new congressional districts.Read More »
The state's independent redistricting commission is up against a deadline to finish its work on new district maps before Christmas.Read More »