Redistricting

St. Joseph County Commissioners


The St. Joseph County Council voted Tuesday evening to retain Indianapolis-based law firm Ice Miller for a potential lawsuit over the county’s redistricting process. 

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The St. Joseph County Commissioners voted 2 to 1 Tuesday morning to enact a controversial redistricting plan that makes two of their districts more Republican and the third overwhelmingly Democratic.

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Last week, the all-Republican St. Joseph County Commissioners voted 2 to 1 to advance a redistricting plan that would make two of their districts more Republican and the third overwhelmingly Democratic.

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The St. Joseph County Commissioners voted 2 to 1 Tuesday to advance a redistricting plan that would make two of their districts more Republican and the third overwhelmingly Democratic.

Longtime Anderson state senator not running again in 2022

Nov 8, 2021
Tony Sandleben

A long-time legislator from Anderson says he won’t run for re-election in 2022.  As IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, his decision comes after another sitting lawmaker was written into the same district.

In a statement, Sen. Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) says he feels it is time to step down from serving the citizens of District 25 for over 20 years.

“Representing Madison and Delaware County has been fulfilling and enjoyable — by far the best part has been getting to know people and working with them on important issues impacting their lives."

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Michigan residents will soon get a chance to weigh in on new draft maps that could define state legislative and Congressional districts for the next decade.

 

As part of the weekly series MichMash, Jake Neher and Cheyna Roth talk with a reporter who has been covering the redistricting process about the new maps and how you can get involved.

 

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Two independent analyses of Indiana’s redistricting maps say the districts drawn by Republicans are heavily skewed in favor of Republicans.

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The St. Joseph County Commissioners voted to establish the county’s redistricting process Tuesday.

State and local lawmakers are required to redraw the boundaries of their districts once every 10 years, based on new census data. 

 

In August, the county commissioners hired Indianapolis law firm Kroger, Gardis and Regas to help with the process. The firm is managed by former Republican state House Speaker Brian Bosma.

 

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Indiana’s 2021 redistricting process is officially over. Gov. Eric Holcomb signed the bill creating new legislative districts into law Monday.

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Indiana’s 2021 redistricting work is over, as lawmakers finished drawing new district lines at the end of last week. But lawmakers didn’t officially bring the 2021 legislative session to an end.

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Hoosiers are one stroke of the pen away from having a big part of their political futures locked in for the next decade.

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Indiana Senate Republicans rejected all proposed changes to their redistricting map Thursday that had been prompted by public concerns.

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Republicans made a slight adjustment to their proposed Senate redistricting map Tuesday before advancing the redistricting bill to the full Senate.

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Hoosier citizens got their final chance Monday to testify at the legislature on redistricting. And those who showed up at the Senate committee hearing were not supportive of what Republicans have done.

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In the midst of a redistricting process they say has been “closed off and restrictive,” Indiana Senate Democrats are holding a series of public input sessions across the state. 

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Indiana House Republicans approved a redistricting bill Thursday that likely maintains GOP supermajorities in the Statehouse and eliminates any competitive races for Congress.

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Indiana House Republicans inserted the proposed Senate district map into the redistricting bill Wednesday, over the objections of Democrats.

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Indiana House Democrats proposed an alternative state House redistricting map Wednesday, which was rejected by Republicans.

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Indiana Senate GOP leaders say they are prepared to make changes to their proposed Senate redistricting map after they get public input next week.

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Indiana Senate Republicans unveiled their redistricting proposal Tuesday for the state Senate district lines. The map will help decide who represents every Hoosier for the next decade.

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A panel of lawmakers made minor changes to state House and Congressional redistricting maps Monday.

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It appears Indiana Senate lawmakers will approve the state Senate redistricting map without any changes – regardless of what Hoosiers have to say at the only public hearing on that map.

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One political scientist’s analysis of the proposed Indiana House redistricting map says it’s just as skewed towards Republicans as the map drawn 10 years ago – making it one of the most partisan maps in the country over the last 50 years.

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Hoosiers brought Indiana lawmakers some specific concerns and recommendations about the proposed state House and Congressional redistricting maps Thursday.

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Indiana House Republican leaders Wednesday defended the redistricting maps they unveiled this week.

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Indiana’s redistricting is about to get officially underway. At its core, it determines which state House and Senate and Congressional district every Hoosier lives in.

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Hoosiers will get their first look Tuesday at the state’s political future for the next decade as state lawmakers unveil state House and Congressional district maps, the first step in redistricting.

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For the first time ever, an independent redistricting commission is re-drawing Michigan’s political maps. Now, we’re seeing the very first maps coming out of that process.

As part of the weekly series MichMash, Jake Neher talks with a reporter who’s following the redistricting commission’s work.

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Hoosiers have a chance to win money for drawing “fair” legislative district maps. It’s part of a contest by the redistricting reform advocacy group All IN For Democracy.

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Redistricting reform advocates aren’t happy about the national Republican lawyer the Indiana House GOP hired to consult on redistricting.

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