Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state’s 30 legislative districts.Read More »
A panel of three federal judges has dismissed a Republican-led lawsuit brought against Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission. The suit challenged the underlying legal premise of the commission itself.Read More »
The future of Arizona’s legislative map is in the hands of three federal judges, who wrapped up four days of trial testimony March 28 and heard pointblank denials from Democrats that they gerrymandered the districts.Read More »
The Republican conspiracy theory that accuses Democrats of rigging the state’s legislative district map during the most recent redistricting cycle now includes the alleged involvement of Richard Miranda, a former Arizona lawmaker who is currently serving time in prison for unrelated crimes.Read More »
The members of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission spent their final mapmaking meeting the same way they’ve spent most of the past nine months – arguing, sniping at each other and lobbing accusations across the aisle.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 »
Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Chairwoman Colleen Mathis introduced a congressional map on Friday that combined changes proposed by Democratic and Republican commissioners.Read More »
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission voted down a proposal by its Republican members to release hours of transcripts from the panel’s closed-door sessions.Read More »