Unaccustomed to losing, Arizona Republicans are pointing fingers in all different directions to explain how they have found themselves in the middle of a desperate last-ditch struggle to influence who will be responsible for redrawing the state’s legislative and congressional districts.Read More »
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The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that two of 10 Republican nominees for the Independent Redistricting Commission are ineligible to serve and ordered a selection commission to choose candidates to replace them.Read More »
Arizona Supreme Court justices will have more to read when it comes to the redistricting challenge filed by Republican leadership against the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments.Read More »
Yellow Sheet Report assistant editor Christian Palmer talks about the latest developments in the selection of Arizona's redistricting commission members.Read More »
In the face of prodding by Adams and Pearce, the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments rejected crafting a new list of Independent Redistricting Commission candidates and instead voted to refuse to accept the withdrawals of GOP nominees Mark Schnepf and Stephen Sossaman.Read More »
The Hopi reservation sticks out like a sore thumb on the state's congressional map. Instead of being in the same district as the larger Navajo Nation, which surrounds it, the Hopi land is connected by the Colorado River to residents in the far western side of the state.Read More »
The U.S. Census Bureau confirmed what local politicos had long expected, that Arizona will gain a ninth congressional seat.
But states with far less growth grabbed new seats that Arizona hoped would be its tenth.
The embattled commission in charge of selecting the applicant pool for the Independent Redistricting Commission is gaining defenders, this time from a group including current and former moderate Republican legislators.Read More »
Yesterday, Adams said he found it "absurd" that Bender could be relied on to be an independent commission member, and today more clear evidence of Republican unease with the former DOJ attorney came about.Read More »
Observers wouldn’t be wise to bet on Arizona Chief Justice Rebecca Berch granting Adams and Pearce’s request for a new redistricting nominee selection process, one member of the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments told our reporter.Read More »