Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission

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Nov 8, 2022

Democrat Hodge’s lead over Schweikert thins in CD1

Democrat Congressional candidate Jevin Hodge’s lead over five-term Republican Incumbent David Schweikert narrowed by Wednesday morning in Congressional District 1’s House of Representatives race. 

Oct 26, 2021

Redistricting panel draws closer to final maps

The Independent Redistricting Commission is circling in on what could decide the political future of Arizona for the rest of the decade. 

Jul 30, 2021

Redistricting panel hits road for map input

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is in the middle of a 17-day tour around the state, asking Arizonans what makes up their community of interest and how they think the state’s districts should be drawn

Feb 5, 2021

‘Ambiguous’ pick, redistricting leader is ready

The Independent Redistricting Commission’s new chairwoman is unfazed by the late start to the panel’s work brought on by the delay of U.S. Census Bureau data.

Jul 26, 2019

Lawmaker’s long-shot effort to end ‘prison gerrymandering’

About one-third of Arizona’s roughly 42,000 prisoners are housed in a single legislative district.

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Apr 30, 2019

Dems complain panel to pick judges lacks diversity

Senate Republicans confirmed five nominees to the state Commission on Appellate Court Appointments Tuesday over Democratic objections that Gov. Doug Ducey and the Senate failed to meet a constitutional requirement that the commission reflects Arizona’s population.

Aug 23, 2018

Gerrymandering – the ‘Efficiency Gap’ is too unstable a measure

With such measurement instability, I don’t think the Efficiency Gap measurement can be considered a reliable indicator of the extent of partisan gerrymandering of Arizona election districts.

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May 4, 2018

All in a session’s work: Pay hikes to official dinosaurs

If the just completed legislative session were a school year, the Class of 2018 would not be making the Honor Roll.

Feb 19, 2018

Senate president to amend redistricting commission overhaul

A raft of changes is coming to a Republican-led effort to overhaul the Arizona commission responsible for redrawing the state’s congressional and legislative district boundaries.

Sep 8, 2015

Secretary of State Reagan asks US Supreme Court to void Arizona legislative maps

Secretary of State Michele Reagan has joined with Republican interests in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the state’s current legislative redistricting plan.

Jul 28, 2015

Redistricting Commission picks high profile lawyer for U.S. Supreme Court case

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will once again take on a big-name Washington, D.C., attorney to argue its case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jul 20, 2015

IRC ruling clears way for second lawsuit on congressional map

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that upheld the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s right to draw congressional boundaries opened the door for a second, long-dormant challenge to the districts to move forward.