The recently-released data from the Census Bureau will let states begin redrawing congressional and state legislative boundaries for the next decade.
The Census Bureau's trove of data allows states to draw new boundaries for congressional and legislative districts ahead of the 2022 midterms.
Rep. Ruben Gallego also said Rep. Melanie Stansbury does not reflect the state's "great diversity" in a May 6th letter to top Democrats in New Mexico.
The next time Rodrigo drives through the suburbs past her ex's house, it could be in a completely different congressional district.
The two A-listers, now reportedly rekindling their romance, first met two redistricting cycles ago in 2001.
The Census Bureau released highly-anticipated population figures on Monday, but the pandemic's impact on the census is keeping states in limbo.
Instead, Minnesota was able to get the 435th House seat and keep all eight of its districts, Census Bureau officials said Monday.
Texas and Florida will gain House seats, while Northeastern and Midwest states will lose seats, according to apportionment data released Monday.
Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Census data delays are already throwing a curveball in the 2022 midterms. The detailed data states use for redistricting may not get to states by September. States may have to delay primary dates and make last-minute changes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more […]
A new study from the Brennan Centre paints a grim picture for the next round of redistricting. Congressional districts are redrawn every 10 years when the census is completed. The process will be “the most challenging in recent history,” according to the report. Visit the Business section of Insider for […]
In addition to the presidential election, 33 US Senate races, and hundreds of House seats, control of 86 state legislative chambers and thousands of seats in 43 states will be on the ballot in 2020. The coronavirus crisis has completely upended state legislative campaigns in a crucial election year before […]
Population estimates released by the United States Census Bureau on Tuesday show that the US is experiencing record slow population growth in 2019, which will have longlasting political implications in key states. The population estimates come shortly before the 2020 census, which will determine how many districts each state will […]
The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments on partisan gerrymandering – the justices’ second major case of its type in recent months. Gerrymandering refers to the practice of drawing political districts that give one party a lopsided advantage over the other in an election. Justice Anthony Kennedy is viewed […]
The U.S. government has finally shut down because Congress was unable to pass a clean continuing resolution to fund it. While House GOP leaders initially were amenable to passing a bill to fund the government at current levels with few policy changes, they were forced by conservatives to tie keeping […]
Elections are so rigged in this country you can't tell the difference.
Stephen Colbert slammed Republicans Tuesday night over plans to “rig” the electoral college by changing the rules in several states to split electoral votes based on performance in each congressional district.
[credit provider=”RealtyTrac” url=”http://www.realtytrac.com/trendcenter/va-trend.html”] On a party-line vote, Virginia state Senate Republicans passed a controversial redistricting measure that could give the party an easier path to control in 2015 elections, leaving Democrats furious at what they called a “dirty trick.”Virginia’s Senate is split evenly, 20-20, between Republicans and Democrats. Democratic Sen. […]