Independent Redistricting Commission

Nov 17, 2022

AZ GOP helps take control of U.S. House

Republicans took control of Arizona’s formerly Democrat-led congressional delegation this week, contributing to flipping the U.S. House of Representatives. 

Dec 28, 2021

Analysts: new map favors GOP

Some new analysis of the just-adopted congressional districts underlines how much Democrats stand to lose if the lines remain as they are now. 

Dec 23, 2021

IRC approves congressional maps

The Independent Redistricting Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve new lines for congressional races through the 2030 election. 

Dec 20, 2021

Redistricting panel gets partisan

Partisan members of the Independent Redistricting Commission are making last-minute efforts to craft maps that would help their political parties through the 2030 election. 

Dec 13, 2021

IRC on track to turn southern AZ congressional district red

The Independent Redistricting Commission is moving to give Republicans an edge in electing members of Congress for the coming decade. 

Sep 15, 2021

Redistricting panel OKs starting-point grid map

The Arizona commission charged with redrawing maps for congressional and legislative districts every decade approved its basic starting-point grid maps September 14, kicking off a months-long process with huge political implications where the boundaries will be heavily tweaked before being finalized.

Aug 6, 2021

Making competitive political districts ‘complicated’

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will as soon as August 10 decide the metrics it will use to determine “competitiveness” of the new congressional and legislative districts.

Mar 30, 2021

Candidates can start gathering signatures for state, federal office

Candidates for Congress and the state Legislature can now collect signatures for office using the current redistricting lines for the 2022 election.

Mar 12, 2021

Redistricting panel narrows field for executive director

A former staffer of Gov. Doug Ducey, a former chief of staff of the Arizona House Democrats and a former Independent Redistricting Commission employee are among the final list of five candidates vying to be the commission’s executive director.

Mar 2, 2021

Mapping commission struggles to gain momentum

The theme of the 2021 Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is delay, as commissioners opted to push every meaningful agenda item back an additional week after the U.S. Census Bureau data was already delayed until the end of September.

Jan 27, 2021

Census data for redistricting, apportionment delayed

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission won’t be able to draw new boundaries for congressional and legislative districts until April 30 at the earliest due to a delay of the U.S. Census data.

Jan 21, 2021

New IRC chair wants to avoid tiebreaker role

Erika Neuberg will be the chair of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission and serve as a tie-breaking vote on decisions that will impact the state’s political landscape over the next decade.