Redistricting commissions descend into political warfare

Redistricting commissions descend into political warfare

This post was originally published on this siteAll across the country, commissions that were intended to make the redistricting process more transparent and nonpartisan have become fraught with political intrigue, finger-pointing and accusations of bad faith.In Virginia, a commission made up of…

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Josh Shapiro, Running for Pennsylvania Governor, Focuses on Voting Rights

Josh Shapiro, Running for Pennsylvania Governor, Focuses on Voting Rights

This post was originally published on this siteMr. Shapiro, the state’s attorney general and a Democratic candidate for governor, has been on the forefront of legal efforts to defend the 2020 election.

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Democrats’ voter registration edge shrinks in key states

Democrats’ voter registration edge shrinks in key states

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are confronting narrowing voter registration advantages in key battleground states ahead of next year’s midterm elections, stirring concern among some party members of a coming Republican wave in 2022.In Pennsylvania, Democrats now lead…

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Michigan’s Whitmer vetoes bills part of nationwide right-wing effort to restrict voting after Trump’s 2020 loss

Michigan’s Whitmer vetoes bills part of nationwide right-wing effort to restrict voting after Trump’s 2020 loss

This post was originally published on this site Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Sunday vetoed three Republican election bills introduced after former President Donald Trump lost the 2020 election as part of a nationwide right-wing effort to restrict voting and change election rules. She also vetoed a fourth measure she said...

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This historically red Texas county diversified in the last decade. Now, Republicans are trying to divide up its voters of color.

This historically red Texas county diversified in the last decade. Now, Republicans are trying to divide up its voters of color.

This post was originally published on this site Over the last 10 years, the voters of color in a steadily diversifying Tarrant County have seen their political clout grow. In 2014, Ramon Romero was elected the county’s first Latino state representative. Last December, Mansfield voters elected Michael Evans as the...

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