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Fernandez, rebuffed by judge, picks Shereen Lerner for IRC (access required)

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House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez this afternoon picked Democrat Shereen Lerner to serve on the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, a decision that came only a few hours after a Maricopa County Superior Court judge denied a request from Democratic legislative leadership for a temporary restraining order to halt the nomination process.

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Flower shop owner hopes to chair IRC (access required)

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Megan Carollo, a flower shop owner in Scottsdale, is the new fifth independent candidate hoping to chair the next Independent Redistricting Commission. Carollo replaced Nicole Cullen, a teacher at Chandler Unified who abruptly withdrew from consideration after commissioners selected her ...

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Democrats fire first salvo in redistricting battle

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When Gov. Doug Ducey appointed three people to a commission largely unknown to the public, Democratic senators tasked with confirming the appointees decried them as pawns in the governor’s attempt to ensure Arizona bucks its changing demographics and remains in Republican hands for the next decade.

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