Legislature Begins To Tackle Congressional Redistricting, While Many Warn Against Political GerrymanderingThe state Legislature is holding hearings this week on how best to draw congressional district lines.
Redistricting Committees Named In West VirginiaFollowing the release of U.S. Census Bureau data, West Virginia legislative leaders named the committees for the redistricting process.
Former University Of Pittsburgh Chancellor Mark Nordenberg To Chair Redistricting PanelThe panel that will redraw the boundaries of Pennsylvania’s legislative districts will be chaired by the University of Pittsburgh’s former chancellor.
Constitutional Amendment To Change The Way Voters Elect Statewide Judges Splits Some RepublicansA proposed Constitutional amendment to change the way Pennsylvania elects state judges may be on the spring ballot, if some Republican lawmakers get their way.
GOP Eyes Shakeup Of Pennsylvania's Democratic-Majority CourtFor the first time in three decades, Republicans in Pennsylvania are facing the redrawing of legislative and congressional districts without a friendly state Supreme Court majority to referee disputes but perhaps not for long.
Report Says Panel, Not Lawmakers, Should Redraw DistrictsA commission set up by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is recommending Pennsylvania redraw congressional and legislative districts through an 11-person appointed group that would provide a set of options that state lawmakers would choose from.
Ohio's Congressional Map Declared Unconstitutional, GOP To Appeal RulingA federal court has ruled that Ohio's congressional map is unconstitutional and has ordered a new one be drawn for the 2020 elections.
Pennsylvania Democrats Have High Hopes For RedistrictingThe opportunity for Democrats to enhance their prospects in races for legislative and congressional seats for an entire decade is still three years away, but they're already thinking about it in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania GOP Dealt 3rd Redistricting Loss In U.S. CourtsThe U.S. Supreme Court is dismissing another challenge by top Republican lawmakers from Pennsylvania to the legality of new congressional district boundaries imposed by the state's highest court in a gerrymandering case.
GOP Leaders Ask Supreme Court To Revisit Pa. Redistricting CaseRepublican lawmakers from Pennsylvania are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to again consider the legality of new congressional district boundaries.
Federal Courts Reject Republican Effort To Stop New Congressional MapThe new congressional districts for Pennsylvania stand, says a federal court panel, tossing out a lawsuit filed by eight Republican congressmen.