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Baltimore Sun
Parents weigh in on countywide school redistrictingWith the Howard County Public School System planning the largest redistricting
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
With the Howard County Public School System planning the largest redistricting in its history, many parents are questioning how long the recommended solutions will work before redistricting needs to happen again. Two months into the six-month... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Political remap could shift North Carolina battle's outcomeshows no sign of abating. But an upcoming adjustment to some political boundari
Kinston Free Press / Posted 18 hours ago
shows no sign of abating. But an upcoming adjustment to some political boundaries could sway its outcome. A court-mandated redistricting threatens the Republicans’ power to override Cooper’s vetoes and make unfettered changes to state government.... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Political remap could shift North Carolina battle's outcomeshows no sign of abating. But an upcoming adjustment to some political boundari
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
shows no sign of abating. But an upcoming adjustment to some political boundaries could sway its outcome. A court-mandated redistricting threatens the Republicans' power to override Cooper's vetoes and make unfettered changes to state government.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
CCPS Superintendent Stephen Guthrie won’t seek another termCharles I. Ecker, who served two terms as superintendent before retiring in 201
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Charles I. Ecker, who served two terms as superintendent before retiring in 2010. Ecker died in October 2015. CCPS Board of Education President Devon Rothschild told the Times that Guthrie made the work environment enjoyable, and the two... Read more
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Boston Globe
NAACP to embark on listening tour to plan its futurethe future of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization should be. Derrick
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
the future of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization should be. Derrick Johnson, the vice chairman of the NAACP board of directors, will serve as interim president and chief executive officer, officials said Saturday at the 108th... Read more
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ajc.com
Georgia NAACP president steps down with an eye toward politicscan't look at young folks and say you're going to be the leaders of the future,
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
can't look at young folks and say you're going to be the leaders of the future,” said Leon Russell, chairman of the NAACP board of directors. “You have to give them the opportunity to lead now and that's what the NAACP believes." During Johnson’s... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Undergraduate senate passed redistricting bill Rebecca Ayers | Published 36 minutes ago On Thursday, the Undergraduate Stude
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 4 days ago
Rebecca Ayers | Published 36 minutes ago On Thursday, the Undergraduate Student Senate passed a bill that would redraw senate districting lines and discussed their plans for various initiatives they... Read more
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ajc.com
Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson steps down with possible eye on congresscan't look at young folks and say you're going to be the leaders of the future,
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
can't look at young folks and say you're going to be the leaders of the future,” said Leon Russell, chairman of the NAACP board of directors. “You have to give them the opportunity to lead now and that's what the NAACP believes." During Johnson’s... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson steps downCommittee. During Johnson’s tenure that Georgia NAACP filed ten (10) federal o
Savannah Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
Committee. During Johnson’s tenure that Georgia NAACP filed ten (10) federal or state lawsuits addressing racialized redistricting, voting caging and purging, as well as at-large voting. “He was as comfortable leading the powerful... Read more
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ABC News
NAACP to embark on listening tour to plan its futureits 108th national convention in Baltimore, the location of its national headqu
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
its 108th national convention in Baltimore, the location of its national headquarters. Leon Russell, the NAACP's national board chairman, said the organization needs to figure out how best to support civil rights workers on the ground in... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
NAACP To Embark On Listening Tour To Plan Its Futureits 108th national convention in Baltimore, the location of its national headqu
CBS Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
its 108th national convention in Baltimore, the location of its national headquarters. Leon Russell, the NAACP’s national board chairman, said the organization needs to figure out how best to support civil rights workers on the ground in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Final candidate list for Pender County The Pender County Board of Elections released its final candidate list Friday
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
The Pender County Board of Elections released its final candidate list Friday afternoon. The Pender County Board of Elections released its final candidate list Friday... Read more
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The Alliance Review
A lasting legacy: Ralph Regula helped shape NE OhioTwo decades later, after serving in the Ohio Legislature, he was elected to the
The Alliance Review / Posted 6 days ago
Two decades later, after serving in the Ohio Legislature, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Before redistricting, Regula was the only congressman for Stark County. He didn't like that term, however, he told a Repository... Read more
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The Suburbanite
A lasting legacy: Ralph Regula helped shape NE OhioTwo decades later, after serving in the Ohio Legislature, he was elected to the
The Suburbanite / Posted 7 days ago
Two decades later, after serving in the Ohio Legislature, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Before redistricting, Regula was the only congressman for Stark County. He didn't like that term, however, he told a Repository... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The flaws of Rauner and Madigan: Fatal or fixable?public-sector unions, workers' compensation changes, property tax controls. Vot
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
public-sector unions, workers' compensation changes, property tax controls. Voters are desperate for term limits and a fair redistricting model. Even Democrats agree with some of Rauner's remedies. But he has so far shown he lacks the skills to get... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Ballot initiative filed for independent redistricting in Utahbeen filed to create an independent commission in Utah that would draw the line
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 7 days ago
been filed to create an independent commission in Utah that would draw the lines for congress, state legislature and school board. A group calling itself Better Boundaries filed the ballot initiative with the Lt. Governor’s Office on Thursday... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Ralph Regula, 18-term 'representative to Congress,' dies at 92City, Regula served in the U.S. Navy. He was a private-practice lawyer, teacher
The Suburbanite / Posted 7 days ago
City, Regula served in the U.S. Navy. He was a private-practice lawyer, teacher and school principal who served on the Ohio Board of Education and in the Ohio House and state Senate before he won election to Congress for the first time in 1972 — the... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Ralph Regula, 16-term 'representative to Congress,' dies at 92City, Regula served in the U.S. Navy. He was a private-practice lawyer, teacher
The Alliance Review / Posted 7 days ago
City, Regula served in the U.S. Navy. He was a private-practice lawyer, teacher and school principal who served on the Ohio Board of Education and in the Ohio House and state Senate before he won election to Congress for the first time in 1972 — the... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Ralph Regula, 16-term 'representative to Congress,' dies at 92City, Regula served in the U.S. Navy. He was a private-practice lawyer, teacher
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 7 days ago
City, Regula served in the U.S. Navy. He was a private-practice lawyer, teacher and school principal who served on the Ohio Board of Education and in the Ohio House and state Senate before he won election to Congress for the first time in 1972 — the... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Court releases October calendarwhich they will review Wisconsin’s appeal from a decision by a three-judge fede
SCOTUSblog / Posted 8 days ago
which they will review Wisconsin’s appeal from a decision by a three-judge federal district court striking down the state’s redistricting map, which was created by the Republican-controlled legislature after the 2010 census. The district court ruled... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Vermilion board chairman 'ready for the challenge' of Hays' seatmakes it all the more reason that I need to step up and do something productive
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
makes it all the more reason that I need to step up and do something productive." Marron, the 40-year-old Vermilion County Board chairman, appears to have a clear path to the Republican nomination for the Illinois House in the 104th District, which... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Howard County Council emphasizes need for community input in redistricting discussionsAt a joint meeting Monday between the Howard County Council and Board of Educat
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
At a joint meeting Monday between the Howard County Council and Board of Education, council members emphasized the need for community input on impending school redistricting for the 2018-2019 school year. The school system's 2017 feasibility study,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Group seeks Michigan ballot proposal to end gerrymanderingto create districts that are politically competitive. Fahey said her group has
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
to create districts that are politically competitive. Fahey said her group has submitted proposed ballot language to the Board of State Canvassers but has not yet received a date for a public hearing. Drawing of Michigan's electoral districts is... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Group submits Michigan ballot proposal to end gerrymanderingpresident and treasurer, told the Free Press today. Fahey said her group has s
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
president and treasurer, told the Free Press today. Fahey said her group has submitted proposed ballot language to the Board of State Canvassers but has not yet received a date for a public hearing. Also at freep.com: Drawing of Michigan's... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Beaver Hills Trio Runs As A Teaminterests and can advance those neighborhoods’ interests better as a united fro
New Haven Independent / Posted 10 days ago
interests and can advance those neighborhoods’ interests better as a united front. “It’s better to do this as a team,” Board of Alders President Tyisha Walker, who attended Sunday’s event, observed. She and her neighboring alders, Frank... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
South End residents fight latest Harbor Point high-riseHousing, which allows 29 units per acre. It also doesn’t mesh with the text am
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Housing, which allows 29 units per acre. It also doesn’t mesh with the text amendment BLT would need to request for the redistricting from a mix of industrial, residential and commercial uses to its Harbor Point zoning, which only allows for 50... Read more
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The Hill
Supreme Court case may shake up electionswho now serves on President Trump’s voter fraud commission, noted that states w
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
who now serves on President Trump’s voter fraud commission, noted that states would have to turn around and do the redistricting process all over again after the 2020 census data is released. For the justices to side with the plaintiffs,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Speaking up on school redistricting [Editorial]focus. School planners now say about 16 percent of students — some 8,700 — cou
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
focus. School planners now say about 16 percent of students — some 8,700 — could be shifted to different buildings under redistricting recommendations released last month. The growing pains appear to be most acute at elementary schools in the... Read more
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Observer
Middle School shift due in fall ’18It’s still a year away but the Belleville Board of Education is in motion now t
Observer / Posted 15 days ago
It’s still a year away but the Belleville Board of Education is in motion now to roll back part of what was intended as a middle school expansion plan enacted four years ago. In 2013, the then-board authorized consolidating all sixth-graders with... Read more
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Daily Press
W-JCC School Board opts to redistrict middle, high schoolsThe Williamsburg-James City County School Board members heard an earful from re
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
The Williamsburg-James City County School Board members heard an earful from residents about changing school boundaries Tuesday night. Fourteen residents from the county and city advocated for the board to redraw boundaries for high schools in... Read more
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WALB Albany
Tift Co. Board of Education tables vote on school redistrictingThe Tift County Board of Education has proposed new zones for the 2018-2019 sch
WALB Albany / Posted 16 days ago
The Tift County Board of Education has proposed new zones for the 2018-2019 school year, but at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting decided to extend the vote until August, or even, September. If you live in Tift County, your child may be attending... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Tift Co. Board of Education tables vote on school redistrictingThe Tift County Board of Education has proposed new zones for the 2018-2019 sch
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 days ago
The Tift County Board of Education has proposed new zones for the 2018-2019 school year, but at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting decided to extend the vote until August, or even, September. If you live in Tift County, your child may be attending... Read more
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WALB Albany
Tift Co. Board of Education tables vote on rezoning school districtsThe Tift County Board of Education has proposed new zones for the 2018-2019 sch
WALB Albany / Posted 16 days ago
The Tift County Board of Education has proposed new zones for the 2018-2019 school year, but at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting decided to extend the vote until August, or even, September. If you live in Tift County, your child may be attending... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Cost for Thompson Middle School project lower than expectedwere $2 million lower than they expected. “Seeing the bids come in under budge
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
were $2 million lower than they expected. “Seeing the bids come in under budget is awesome,” said Nick Manheim, school board member and business services committee chairman. “We'll be able to do a lot of things we didn't know if we'd be able to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Former WECT reporter files to run for Whiteville City CouncilWECT reporter Justin Smith filed to run for a District 1 seat on the Whiteville
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
WECT reporter Justin Smith filed to run for a District 1 seat on the Whiteville City Council at the Columbus County Board of Elections Monday morning. Former WECT reporter Justin Smith filed to run for a District 1 seat on the Whiteville... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC lawmakers: More than 65% of districts could change to correct racial gerrymandersforeclose the possibility of a transparent and public process – especially give
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
foreclose the possibility of a transparent and public process – especially given that ample time remains to complete the redistricting process for the 2018 elections without any prejudice to the plaintiffs.” The lawmakers’ attorneys said that up... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Small-town, big-city elections begin with candidate filingssixth full term as Mayor of Wilmington. A news release sent out Thursday says S
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 days ago
sixth full term as Mayor of Wilmington. A news release sent out Thursday says Saffo will sign up at the New Hanover County Board of Elections when the filing period begins Friday at noon. Bill Saffo plans to run for re-election for a sixth full... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Your Illinois income tax hike? Right now. Reforms? Maybe later — maybe.Republicans supported includes minor changes to the woefully underfunded pensio
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Republicans supported includes minor changes to the woefully underfunded pension system and yes, wide-ranging across-the-board spending cuts. It includes $350 million in new education money — provided Gov. Bruce Rauner signs a separate school... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Saffo to run for re-election as Mayor of Wilmingtonsixth full term as Mayor of Wilmington. A news release sent out Thursday says S
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 21 days ago
sixth full term as Mayor of Wilmington. A news release sent out Thursday says Saffo will sign up at the New Hanover County Board of Elections when the filing period begins Friday at Noon. Bill Saffo plans to run for re-election for a sixth full... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
South Whitehall hears legislative redistricting reform presentationSOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - With nearly a dozen area municipalities offering th
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - With nearly a dozen area municipalities offering their own legislative support for fair redistricting throughout the state, the team chair for Fair Districts PA went before the South Whitehall Board of Commissioners... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Racial imbalance plan timeline may get state review in Julypoints lower. The imbalance has persisted for over a decade despite a series of
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 22 days ago
points lower. The imbalance has persisted for over a decade despite a series of efforts to address it. The State Board of Education approved Fairfield’s plan to use Open Choice, a state grant-funded program that offers open classroom... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How to bring compromise back to American politicsto create conditions that foster compromise. Fortunately, there are reforms tha
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
to create conditions that foster compromise. Fortunately, there are reforms that could help. Here are a few: •End partisan redistricting. When seats are safe for one party, the incumbents don't fear a challenge from the other party; they fear a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New feasibility study recommends redistricting 16 percent of county studentsin the Howard County Public School System, could attend different schools in th
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
in the Howard County Public School System, could attend different schools in the 2018-2019 school year according to redistricting recommendations released in the school planning office's 2017 feasibility study. The bulk of students affected... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Push to add unaffiliateds to redistricting processA year after a similar effort fell apart because of a legal challenge, a bipart
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
A year after a similar effort fell apart because of a legal challenge, a bipartisan coalition is back at the drawing board in an attempt to end partisan gerrymandering in Colorado. Led by the League of Women Voters of Colorado, the coalition is... Read more
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The News & Observer
No voter ID revival before lawmakers left RaleighElections, voter ID, redistricting: NC General Assembly 2017 | News & Observer
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
Elections, voter ID, redistricting: NC General Assembly 2017 | News & Observer Voters wait in line for early voting at the Lake Lynn Community Center in Raleigh, N.C. Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Chuck Liddycliddy@newsobserver.com Voters wait in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Speaker: No vote now on starting Marshall probethe switch, but Democratic lawmakers from Asheville say a fall referendum alrea
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
the switch, but Democratic lawmakers from Asheville say a fall referendum already was scheduled on the district idea. The redistricting demand reflects GOP efforts to intervene in affairs of Democratic cities in recent years. 6:10 p.m. The House... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Local schools look at ways to keep federal funding, threatened to be cut under Trump's budget planhas around 55%. If President Trump's budget passes, West Side may lose around
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 28 days ago
has around 55%. If President Trump's budget passes, West Side may lose around $85,000. So on Wednesday night, the school board talked about ways to avoid that. Some ideas included redistricting or rezoning. School leaders say that could more... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Local schools look at ways to keep federal funding, threatened to be cut under Trump's budget planhas around 55%. If President Trump's budget passes, West Side may lose around
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 29 days ago
has around 55%. If President Trump's budget passes, West Side may lose around $85,000. So on Wednesday night, the school board talked about ways to avoid that. Some ideas included redistricting or rezoning. School leaders say that could more... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Wausau Concerts on the Square moved indoorsdriver from fatal crash in Marathon Co.Man and several others pull driver from
WAOW Wausau / Posted 29 days ago
driver from fatal crash in Marathon Co.Man and several others pull driver from fatal crash in Marathon Co. Marathon Co. Board discusses redistricting, wheel tax, courthouse securityMarathon Co. Board discusses redistricting, wheel tax,... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Lincoln County Petsaver: Kittensdriver from fatal crash in Marathon Co.Man and several others pull driver from
WAOW Wausau / Posted 29 days ago
driver from fatal crash in Marathon Co.Man and several others pull driver from fatal crash in Marathon Co. Marathon Co. Board discusses redistricting, wheel tax, courthouse securityMarathon Co. Board discusses redistricting, wheel tax,... Read more
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