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Daily Herald
Moylan, Gott play Madigan-Rauner state budget blame gameVillage, held to their respective party lines Thursday during a debate of the i
Moylan, Gott play Madigan-Rauner state budget blame game
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Village, held to their respective party lines Thursday during a debate of the issues before the Daily Herald Editorial Board. Democratic State Rep. Marty Moylan, 65, the former Des Plaines mayor and electricians union business agent elected to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Demographer: Nutley school enrollment could reach 4,530 in 10 yearsCan Nutley schools handle more students? Can redistricting resolve overcrowding
Demographer: Nutley school enrollment could reach 4,530 in 10 years
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
Can Nutley schools handle more students? Can redistricting resolve overcrowding at the elementary schools? Those were some of the nearly dozen questions demographer Ross Haber addressed during at Monday's Board of Education meeting. District... Read more
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Island Packet
Everything you need to know — and probably didn’t — about school board sales-tax plandistrict to carry out its projects as needed, like taking out a mortgage on a h
Everything you need to know — and probably didn’t — about school board sales-tax plan
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
district to carry out its projects as needed, like taking out a mortgage on a home and paying it down each month. The board says it would pay down the new debt using revenue from the sales tax, which is expected to generate about $313 million... Read more
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The Hill
Top five Supreme Court cases to watch this termwith a docket of cases that could have sweeping implications for religious free
Top five Supreme Court cases to watch this term
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
with a docket of cases that could have sweeping implications for religious freedom, jury deliberations and congressional redistricting. Whether the court will be able to resolve all of its cases remains to be seen. The justices deadlocked... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb Schools: Chamblee magnets to stay put in overcrowding plandebating the merits of moving the Chamblee magnets to Southwest DeKalb High. T
DeKalb Schools: Chamblee magnets to stay put in overcrowding plan
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
debating the merits of moving the Chamblee magnets to Southwest DeKalb High. The final decision still is up to the school board, who will vote on E-SPLOST matters in December. Overcrowding plans previously included moving popular magnet programs... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
7 New Hanover schools show signs of re-segregationtasked with something that seemed impossible: "Make your school a magnet, and d
7 New Hanover schools show signs of re-segregation
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
tasked with something that seemed impossible: "Make your school a magnet, and do it in six months." The New Hanover County Board of Education was trying to quiet suburban white parents who were upset that their children were bused to inner-city... Read more
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Daily Press
4th Circuit judges weigh Virginia voter ID with N.C. case in mindattorneys during oral arguments Thursday over how closely the cases mirror each
4th Circuit judges weigh Virginia voter ID with N.C. case in mind
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
attorneys during oral arguments Thursday over how closely the cases mirror each other. He probed an attorney for the State Board of Elections over whether the court should send this case back to U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson and tell... Read more
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The Spectator
Newsmember of the Broome County Legislature, and also previously served as the Pres
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The Spectator / Posted 8 days ago
member of the Broome County Legislature, and also previously served as the President of the Binghamton City School District Board. Myer’s remarks at the event focused on the importance of education, especially the importance of education in... Read more
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The News & Observer
League of Women Voters challenges NC congressional districts as partisan gerrymandersin North Carolina’s delegation, leaving three seats for Democrats. Rep. David
League of Women Voters challenges NC congressional districts as partisan gerrymanders
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
in North Carolina’s delegation, leaving three seats for Democrats. Rep. David Lewis, a Harnett County Republican and House redistricting leader, said at a meeting that he wanted the maps drawn “to give a partisan advantage to 10 Republicans and... Read more
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NBC News
Trump may help Latino Democrat flip congressional seat on Texas borderin the latter years. In 2003, former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, a Republ
Trump may help Latino Democrat flip congressional seat on Texas border
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
in the latter years. In 2003, former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, a Republican, was instrumental in the mid-decade redistricting of Texas that favored Republicans. In the case of CD-23, the district was carved up so that fewer Latinos were... Read more
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The Morning Call
Parkland School District starting plans for new elementary schoolrepresentatives of an architecture and planning firm from Butler County called
Parkland School District starting plans for new elementary school
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
representatives of an architecture and planning firm from Butler County called Stantec made a presentation to the school board showing that about 500 additional elementary schoolchildren could be entering the Parkland system in the next five... Read more
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Namibia Economist
What is the point of the Liberal Democrats?more than 100 members of the House of Lords, but in the elected chamber they ha
What is the point of the Liberal Democrats?
Namibia Economist / Posted 10 days ago
more than 100 members of the House of Lords, but in the elected chamber they have just eight representatives. An upcoming redistricting exercise may reduce these MPs to four. Thus they are simply not accorded much attention. Television interviews,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Ex-Champaign County administrator backs elected board chairwho earlier this summer voiced support for the idea of an elected county execut
Ex-Champaign County administrator backs elected board chair
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
who earlier this summer voiced support for the idea of an elected county executive, said Monday she now prefers a county board chair who is elected countywide. Both proposals will be on the Nov. 8 ballot in Champaign County, and both were... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School Notesin her school’s National Honor Society, serves as captain of the varsity swimmi
School Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
in her school’s National Honor Society, serves as captain of the varsity swimming team and is a member of the ski and snowboarding club. “Being involved has helped me learn time management skills,” Laura said. “I must create a balance between... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-Tribunein her school’s National Honor Society, serves as captain of the varsity swimmi
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
in her school’s National Honor Society, serves as captain of the varsity swimming team and is a member of the ski and snowboarding club. “Being involved has helped me learn time management skills,” Laura said. “I must create a balance between... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
State budget's impact on higher education will be felt for yearsreform disappointment It isn’t surprising the Illinois Supreme Court voted not
State budget's impact on higher education will be felt for years
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
reform disappointment It isn’t surprising the Illinois Supreme Court voted not to reconsider its decision that removed the redistricting referendum from voter consideration this November. But it certainly is disappointing. Earlier, by the same 4-3... Read more
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The News & Observer
Given NC history, GOP’s black suppression the gravest singovernor and General Assembly had engaged in three separate, intended schemes o
Given NC history, GOP’s black suppression the gravest sin
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
governor and General Assembly had engaged in three separate, intended schemes of racial electoral suppression. In federal redistricting, in state legislative apportionment,and in the multi-faceted voter ID law, Republicans, the courts ruled, lied... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Off Deadline: Can America's democracy survive precise, self-serving, high-tech 'gerrymandering'?to get himself known at the south end of his district. Later termed out, he suc
Off Deadline: Can America's democracy survive precise, self-serving, high-tech 'gerrymandering'?
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
to get himself known at the south end of his district. Later termed out, he successfully ran for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, succeeding Liz Kniss, who now serves on the Palo Alto City Council, again. This political... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Library’s presence increases its popularityThis isn’t your grandma’s library. The Spruce Grove Public Library (SGPL) boar
Library’s presence increases its popularity
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
This isn’t your grandma’s library. The Spruce Grove Public Library (SGPL) board made that very clear during its presentation to city council during its regular meeting on Sept. 12. Grant Crawford, SGPL board vice-chair and finance committee chair,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
GOP Assembly seat in San Bernardino could be Democrat pickupseat in the Legislature. But this is California in 2016, so just about nothing
GOP Assembly seat in San Bernardino could be Democrat pickup
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
seat in the Legislature. But this is California in 2016, so just about nothing is safe for Republicans anymore. With redistricting and changing demographics, Democrats now have a nearly 5-point voter registration advantage in the 40th... Read more
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Roll Call
Democrats Believe Long Shots Can Deliver a House Majorityabout to upend something that’s been in place a long time.” That kind of state
Democrats Believe Long Shots Can Deliver a House Majority
Roll Call / Posted 17 days ago
about to upend something that’s been in place a long time.” That kind of statement is what needs to come true across the board for Democrats to have a chance at retaking the House. There are approximately 50 competitive House races that will... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendmenthe has adopted as part of his "turnaround agenda." "Now that the courts have d
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendment
SaukValley.com / Posted 17 days ago
he has adopted as part of his "turnaround agenda." "Now that the courts have denied Illinoisans the right to vote on a redistricting referendum in November for the last time, it is up to the General Assembly to address political reform – term... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendmenthe has adopted as part of his "turnaround agenda." "Now that the courts have d
Illinois Supreme Court rejects new hearing for redistricting amendment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
he has adopted as part of his "turnaround agenda." "Now that the courts have denied Illinoisans the right to vote on a redistricting referendum in November for the last time, it is up to the General Assembly to address political reform — term... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield district weighs changing school boundariesthat shows sixth grade being in elementary school is better.” Changing the Kei
Springfield district weighs changing school boundaries
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 18 days ago
that shows sixth grade being in elementary school is better.” Changing the Keifer building into a middle school would mean redistricting, Hill said. School board members asked Hill to map out the schools’ boundaries should they decide to make the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
5 New Hanover news notesaccording to enrollment numbers from the first days of the new school year. Sup
5 New Hanover news notes
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
according to enrollment numbers from the first days of the new school year. Superintendent Tim Markley said as the school board takes up redistricting this year, members will keep those discrepancies in mind. A slew of bond projects planned for... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Here's why an anti-Trump wave won't wash many Texas Republicans out of Congress1984 wave, faces little-known Democrat Ruby Faye Woolridge, a community activis
Here's why an anti-Trump wave won't wash many Texas Republicans out of Congress
Dallas Morning News / Posted 22 days ago
1984 wave, faces little-known Democrat Ruby Faye Woolridge, a community activist who has run for the Arlington school board and Tarrant County clerk without success. She had $900 in her campaign account in mid-July. Barton, who easily beat... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Few offer comment on Beaumont ISD redistricting planRacial representation on the Beaumont ISD board of trustees was again at issue
Few offer comment on Beaumont ISD redistricting plan
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
Racial representation on the Beaumont ISD board of trustees was again at issue Thursday night at a public forum on a proposed redistricting plan, though few spoke out on the plan, which was proposed in June. More than 20 people attended the first of... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover County schools see over-, under-crowdingaccording to enrollment numbers from the first days of the new school year. Sup
New Hanover County schools see over-, under-crowding
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 22 days ago
according to enrollment numbers from the first days of the new school year. Superintendent Tim Markley said as the school board takes up redistricting this year, members will keep those discrepancies in mind. But he cautioned that the numbers do... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Home - - ,Updated at 8:19 PM New generations carry on 9/11 memorial tradition Updated at
Home - - ,
The Daily Comet / Posted 22 days ago
Updated at 8:19 PM New generations carry on 9/11 memorial tradition Updated at 6:58 PM No Sunday voting, Randolph County board of elections gets approval for early voting plan Updated at 10:12 PM Bucs settle for draw with Swansboro Updated at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania gerrymandering is bipartisanwhich has much more information about what you can do to help promote House Bil
Pennsylvania gerrymandering is bipartisan
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
which has much more information about what you can do to help promote House Bill 1835 and Senate Bill 484, the two current redistricting reform vehicles. They're sponsored by state Rep. David Parker, R-Monroe, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Wanaque schools proceeding with grade reconfigurationclosest to home. Superintendent Donna Cardiello and DiBartolo shared their pro
Wanaque schools proceeding with grade reconfiguration
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 24 days ago
closest to home. Superintendent Donna Cardiello and DiBartolo shared their progress towards that goal during the Aug. 30 Board of Education meeting. DiBartolo said approximately $130,000 remained from Regular Operating District (ROD) grants... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidatesincluding as a volunteer. I formerly was a Big Brother with Big Brothers, Big S
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidates
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 27 days ago
including as a volunteer. I formerly was a Big Brother with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Delaware, and I have served on the board of a local Boys and Girls Club. I also currently am an inactive probationary member of the Christiana Fire Company. I... Read more
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Dover Post
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidatesincluding as a volunteer. I formerly was a Big Brother with Big Brothers, Big S
Into the final week: Democratic Primary Candidates
Dover Post / Posted 27 days ago
including as a volunteer. I formerly was a Big Brother with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Delaware, and I have served on the board of a local Boys and Girls Club. I also currently am an inactive probationary member of the Christiana Fire Company. I... Read more
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The Morning Call
Gerrymandering is real source of voter fraudDirector Barry Kauffman. "I was a little bit depressed about that," she told m
Gerrymandering is real source of voter fraud
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
Director Barry Kauffman. "I was a little bit depressed about that," she told me a couple of years later when I wrote about redistricting reform for the first time. Steelman is long gone from the state Legislature, and efforts by her and other... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Remap: Illinois reformers can keep losing to the Democratic machine. Or ...from the Nov. 8 ballot. The justices ruled 4-3 along party lines to deny voters
Remap: Illinois reformers can keep losing to the Democratic machine. Or ...
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
from the Nov. 8 ballot. The justices ruled 4-3 along party lines to deny voters the opportunity to change this state's redistricting process, which now rests in the hands of politicians who fashion their own districts. It's a self-protection... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Columbia schools brace for longterm impact of downtown development418 units, produced 13 students, a number 3.5 times lower than expected in othe
Columbia schools brace for longterm impact of downtown development
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
418 units, produced 13 students, a number 3.5 times lower than expected in other parts of the county. Planners will use redistricting, planned additions at Swansfield and other tools to delay the need for a new elementary school and maintain... Read more
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The Star
State prisons offer some Florida districts extra political cloutCensus Bureau has always counted prisoners where they are confined, but mass in
State prisons offer some Florida districts extra political clout
The Star / Posted 30 days ago
Census Bureau has always counted prisoners where they are confined, but mass incarceration over recent decades has led to redistricting distortions. “Prison-based gerrymandering violates the constitutional principle of ‘One Person, One Vote,’”... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois elections board now says info about 90,000 voters hackedfor a rehearing, the group said justices failed to “provide the citizens of Ill
Illinois elections board now says info about 90,000 voters hacked
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
for a rehearing, the group said justices failed to “provide the citizens of Illinois with any guidance about whether a redistricting initiative is even permissible, let alone guidance about what the permissible contours of such an initiative... Read more

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