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The Mercury News
California ballot measure spending headed for a recordin other ways. The wealthy Republican physicist, who also financed ballot measu
California ballot measure spending headed for a record
The Mercury News / Posted 16 hours ago
in other ways. The wealthy Republican physicist, who also financed ballot measures in 2008 and 2010 crafting California’s independent redistricting commission, said he considers his contributions a form of philanthropy. “I don’t have to make the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Donors pump nearly $390 million into California propositionsin other ways. The wealthy Republican physicist, who also financed ballot measu
Donors pump nearly $390 million into California propositions
The Record Searchlight / Posted 21 hours ago
in other ways. The wealthy Republican physicist, who also financed ballot measures in 2008 and 2010 crafting California's independent redistricting commission, said he considers his contributions a form of philanthropy. "I don't have to make the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Prop. 54 is right call for more transparency at CapitolRepublican activist and physicist who funded Proposition 11 in 2008 and Proposi
Prop. 54 is right call for more transparency at Capitol
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Republican activist and physicist who funded Proposition 11 in 2008 and Proposition 20, which in 2010 established the independent redistricting commission to draw legislative and congressional boundaries. Voters generally should be wary of... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
New system for drawing Indiana's political maps taking shapedraw the maps to their benefit. Lawmakers last year created a special committe
New system for drawing Indiana's political maps taking shape
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
draw the maps to their benefit. Lawmakers last year created a special committee to study whether Indiana should move to an independent redistricting commission. One proposal calls for a five-person commission made up of two Republicans, two... Read more
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Daily Herald
New system for drawing Indiana's political maps taking shapedraw the maps to their benefit. Lawmakers last year created a special committe
New system for drawing Indiana's political maps taking shape
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
draw the maps to their benefit. Lawmakers last year created a special committee to study whether Indiana should move to an independent redistricting commission. One proposal calls for a five-person commission made up of two Republicans, two... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
State budget's impact on higher education will be felt for yearsof the group’s board. The effort also has received moral support from Peoria na
State budget's impact on higher education will be felt for years
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
of the group’s board. The effort also has received moral support from Peoria native Colleen Mathis, who chairs the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. But even if no Peorians were involved, it’s still a noble cause. Redistricting reform... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Affront to democracyproposed amendment would take the power away from political parties, and give i
Affront to democracy
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
proposed amendment would take the power away from political parties, and give it back to the people through an independent redistricting commission. It’s overwhelmingly supported by both Republicans and Democrats, including President... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Governor: Press lawmakers to listen to peopleproposed amendment would take the power away from political parties and give it
Governor: Press lawmakers to listen to people
Daily Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
proposed amendment would take the power away from political parties and give it back to the people through an independent redistricting commission. It’s overwhelmingly supported by both Republicans and Democrats, including President... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendmentMaps group and chairman of the McCormick Foundation board. "Our coalition rema
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendment
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 days ago
Maps group and chairman of the McCormick Foundation board. "Our coalition remains committed to reform and believes an independent redistricting commission would be one important step in changing state government and making the legislature more... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois Supreme Court won't reconsider redistricting rulingChairman Dennis FitzSimons said the way forward is not clear. “Our coalition r
Illinois Supreme Court won't reconsider redistricting ruling
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
Chairman Dennis FitzSimons said the way forward is not clear. “Our coalition remains committed to reform and believes an independent redistricting commission would be one important step in changing state government and making the legislature more... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendmentMaps group and chairman of the McCormick Foundation board. "Our coalition rema
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Maps group and chairman of the McCormick Foundation board. "Our coalition remains committed to reform and believes an independent redistricting commission would be one important step in changing state government and making the legislature more... Read more
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The Daily Californian
ASUC senators call first-ever summer senate meetings a successballot initiatives for the fall. These included a proposed measure regarding “o
ASUC senators call first-ever summer senate meetings a success
The Daily Californian / Posted 18 days ago
ballot initiatives for the fall. These included a proposed measure regarding “owner move-in” evictions and the creation of an “Independent Redistricting Commission” in Berkeley to increase student representation in city elections and City C... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fix Sacramento’s local election map with Measure Lit. In fact, no opposing ballot argument was submitted. The measure would chan
Fix Sacramento’s local election map with Measure L
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
it. In fact, no opposing ballot argument was submitted. The measure would change the City Charter so that a new Sacramento Independent Redistricting Commission would have exclusive power to determine district lines, starting after the 2020 Census.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A congressional wave, perhaps, thanks to Donald Trumphave won the House. There wouldn’t be much doubt about control of the House if
A congressional wave, perhaps, thanks to Donald Trump
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
have won the House. There wouldn’t be much doubt about control of the House if all states drew maps the way the California Independent Redistricting Commission does. The Raleigh News & Observer concluded that North Carolina’s current 10-3... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Incumbents smother rebellionsdistrict Kirkpatrick gave up. The district is almost evenly balanced between Re
Incumbents smother rebellions
Payson Roundup / Posted 27 days ago
district Kirkpatrick gave up. The district is almost evenly balanced between Republicans and Democrats, according to the Independent Redistricting Commission. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu drew 32 percent of the Republican vote, besting... Read more
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The News & Observer
Experiment shows ‘better way’ for voting districtsexperiment is a good demonstration on how it can be done.” Common Cause has pu
Experiment shows ‘better way’ for voting districts
The News & Observer / Posted a month ago
experiment is a good demonstration on how it can be done.” Common Cause has pushed for years for a law establishing an independent redistricting commission, but has never had a bill pass both House and Senate. The legislature must draw new... Read more

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