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The News & Observer
Former teacher seeks seat on Wake County school boardEx Wake County teacher Sheila Ellis seeks seat on school board | News & Observe
Former teacher seeks seat on Wake County school board
The News & Observer / Posted 22 hours ago
Ex Wake County teacher Sheila Ellis seeks seat on school board | News & Observer June 27, 2016 1:36 PM Sheila Ellis is a former Wake County teacher Ellis believes school board going in right... Read more
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NBC News
Three Years After SCOTUS Case Weakened Voting Rights Act, Leaders Call for New Protections25, 2013. Civil rights advocates say that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act h
Three Years After SCOTUS Case Weakened Voting Rights Act, Leaders Call for New Protections
NBC News / Posted yesterday
25, 2013. Civil rights advocates say that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act has helped to protect AAPI voters against redistricting and changes to voting systems and polling sites. That section requires townships, counties, and states covered... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
American south braces for election three years after attack on voting rights20 discriminatory changes in the past three years, according to the NAACP Legal
American south braces for election three years after attack on voting rights
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
20 discriminatory changes in the past three years, according to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. They include redistricting to dilute the electoral power of black voters, cuts to early voting and moving early voting locations into... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Once more unto the Relist Watchnon-citizen contested his classification under the detention scheme. The Court
Once more unto the Relist Watch
SCOTUSblog / Posted 3 days ago
non-citizen contested his classification under the detention scheme. The Court also green-lighted National Labor Relations Board v. SW General, Inc., 15-1251, a compete nerd-fest of a case addressing the scope of a provision of the Vacancies Reform... Read more
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The Morning Call
Can you hear me now? Parkland kindergarten teachers will be mic'd.all the full day kindergarten classrooms in each of Parkland's eight elementary
Can you hear me now? Parkland kindergarten teachers will be mic'd.
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
all the full day kindergarten classrooms in each of Parkland's eight elementary schools. At Tuesday's meeting, the school board approved a bid by Visual Sound of Broomall, Delaware County, for $45,656 to put VoiceLift sound systems in all the... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
More reasons for reforming redistrictinghow closely representation in the Legislature matched the demographics of Illin
More reasons for reforming redistricting
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
how closely representation in the Legislature matched the demographics of Illinois residents. Clearly, the current redistricting process, whereby majority politicians draw the maps every 10 years, doesn’t serve the people well. Democrats... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Pressure mounts for Nacogdoches ISD superintendent to resignthe community towards Nacogdoches ISD Superintendent Dr. Fred Hayes to step dow
Pressure mounts for Nacogdoches ISD superintendent to resign
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
the community towards Nacogdoches ISD Superintendent Dr. Fred Hayes to step down was expressed during Thursday's school board meeting. For months, parents and staff have been critical of Hayes' leadership, who has been with the school district... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Pressure mounts for Nacogdoches ISD superintendent to resignThe pressured to mount for Nacogdoches ISD Superintendent Dr. Fred Hayes to ste
Pressure mounts for Nacogdoches ISD superintendent to resign
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
The pressured to mount for Nacogdoches ISD Superintendent Dr. Fred Hayes to step down during Thursday's school board meeting. For months, parents and staff have been critical of Hayes' leadership, who has been with the school district since... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Pressure mounts for Nacogdoches ISD superintendent to resignThe pressured to mount for Nacogdoches ISD Superintendent Dr. Fred Hayes to ste
Pressure mounts for Nacogdoches ISD superintendent to resign
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
The pressured to mount for Nacogdoches ISD Superintendent Dr. Fred Hayes to step down during Thursday's school board meeting. For months, parents and staff have been critical of Hayes' leadership, who has been with the school district since... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Pressure mounts for NISD superintendent to resignThe pressured to mount for Nacogdoches ISD Superintendent Dr. Fred Hayes to ste
Pressure mounts for NISD superintendent to resign
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
The pressured to mount for Nacogdoches ISD Superintendent Dr. Fred Hayes to step down during Thursday's school board meeting. For months, parents and staff have been critical of Hayes' leadership, who has been with the school district since... Read more
3 related stories
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The Buffalo News
Erie County legislators vote, 6-5, for four-year termsBut the term extension comes with strings attached. To maintain four-year term
Erie County legislators vote, 6-5, for four-year terms
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
But the term extension comes with strings attached. To maintain four-year terms, the Legislature must abide by a new redistricting process that would redraw the lines of all legislative districts by 2021, through what some have touted as a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Surf City Elementary could lose classrooms-- and space for more than 230 students -- from the planned school. At a speci
Surf City Elementary could lose classrooms
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
-- and space for more than 230 students -- from the planned school. At a special meeting Thursday afternoon, the board of education heard presentations on the future Surf City Elementary School and a planned replacement of the 79-year-old... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
CCPS will not move forward with county redistricting planCHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va, - Last school year, the Chesterfield County School Boa
CCPS will not move forward with county redistricting plan
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va, - Last school year, the Chesterfield County School Board voted to hire an outside firm to complete a district-wide study involving redistricting. That study cost around $25,000. However, in an email sent out to parents, the... Read more
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Roll Call
Illinois Filing Deadline Passes, Along With 2 Democratic Takeover Opportunitiesmeans the map Democrats drew after the last census will fall short of its desir
Illinois Filing Deadline Passes, Along With 2 Democratic Takeover Opportunities
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
means the map Democrats drew after the last census will fall short of its desired intent once again. In the last round of redistricting, Democratic majorities in the state Legislature redrew the congressional map to favor Democratic candidates,... Read more
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Daily Herald
160 students may switch campuses in Dist. 220If the Barrington Area Unit School District 220 board implements any of the thr
160 students may switch campuses in Dist. 220
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
If the Barrington Area Unit School District 220 board implements any of the three start-time options they unveiled earlier this month, district officials say about 160 middle-school students would be asked to switch to the other campus. But during... Read more
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The New Yorker
The G.O.P. Plan That Turned America Redanymore who’s running for office. Much of “Ratf**ked” is devoted to a Republic
The G.O.P. Plan That Turned America Red
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
anymore who’s running for office. Much of “Ratf**ked” is devoted to a Republican scheme optimistically called REDMAP, for Redistricting Majority Project. REDMAP was created in early 2010, at a point when the country’s electoral map was largely... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
US Rep. Pittenger prevails in tight North Carolina primary9th District, and the totals changed by less than a handful of votes, according
US Rep. Pittenger prevails in tight North Carolina primary
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
9th District, and the totals changed by less than a handful of votes, according to a table of results provided by the State Board of Elections. Pittenger edged challenger Mark Harris by about 130 votes out of the 26,000 ballots cast in the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Analysis: Texas Democrats in Their Own Words - Analysis: Texas Democrats in Their Own Words by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune June 20 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column click here . The Texas...voter registration requirements. • Same day voter registration. • Online vote
Analysis: Texas Democrats in Their Own Words - Analysis: Texas Democrats in Their Own Words by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune June 20 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column click here . The Texas...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
voter registration requirements. • Same day voter registration. • Online voter registration. • Creation of a nonpartisan redistricting commission to end gerrymandering in our redistricting process. • A constitutional amendment to eliminate the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Redistricting reform heads to court as Madigan forces try to block it from ballotto catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to
Redistricting reform heads to court as Madigan forces try to block it from ballot
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Now that the Illinois State Board of Elections says a proposed constitutional amendment to change the way legislative districts are drawn has gained... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Karl Tingelstad seeking re-election to Anoka Conservation Districtadded. “I look forward to continuing to be a strong local voice for water quali
Karl Tingelstad seeking re-election to Anoka Conservation District
ABC Newspapers / Posted 9 days ago
added. “I look forward to continuing to be a strong local voice for water quality improvements on the Conservation District Board of Supervisors,” Tingelstad said. Previously, the conservation district positions were elected countywide. In 2014... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Divided America:as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
Divided America:
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," said Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agreed. "It's... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Editorial: More reasons to reform how districts are drawnhow closely representation in the Legislature matched the demographics of Illin
Editorial: More reasons to reform how districts are drawn
SaukValley.com / Posted 11 days ago
how closely representation in the Legislature matched the demographics of Illinois residents. Clearly, the current redistricting process, whereby majority politicians draw the maps every 10 years, doesn’t serve the people well. Democrats... Read more
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SaukValley.com
More reasons to reform how districts are drawnhow closely representation in the Legislature matched the demographics of Illin
More reasons to reform how districts are drawn
SaukValley.com / Posted 11 days ago
how closely representation in the Legislature matched the demographics of Illinois residents. Clearly, the current redistricting process, whereby majority politicians draw the maps every 10 years, doesn’t serve the people well. Democrats... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
After weeks of criticism, Teaneck school board reverses busing cutswithering criticism from parents over its decision to scale back courtesy busin
After weeks of criticism, Teaneck school board reverses busing cuts
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
withering criticism from parents over its decision to scale back courtesy busing for elementary school students, the school board reversed itself this week and agreed to restore the service when school resumes in the fall. “We heard you,” the... Read more
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The Commerce News
Jackson BOE discusses elementary school realignmentIn two meeting over the last week, the Jackson County Board of Education took s
Jackson BOE discusses elementary school realignment
The Commerce News / Posted 11 days ago
In two meeting over the last week, the Jackson County Board of Education took some major steps toward dealing with the tangled knot of its school facility needs, including giving the green light to begin the process for building a new Braselton area... Read more
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The News & Observer
Hunt Institute moves to Dukewith its namesake, North Carolina’s former four-term governor, a Democrat. The
Hunt Institute moves to Duke
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
with its namesake, North Carolina’s former four-term governor, a Democrat. The institute, established by the UNC Board of Governors in 2001, has made a national name for itself by convening governors and other policymakers to explore... Read more
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Salon.com
A look at the redistricting process in every statethose already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some
A look at the redistricting process in every state
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
those already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some states use appointed commissions for their redistricting duties. Those commissions have varying degrees of political independence from lawmakers. A look at how each... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
A look at the redistricting process in every statethose already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some
A look at the redistricting process in every state
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 12 days ago
those already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some states use appointed commissions for their redistricting duties. Those commissions have varying degrees of political independence from lawmakers. A look at how each... Read more
13 related stories
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The Lexington Dispatch
A look at the redistricting process in every statethose already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some
A look at the redistricting process in every state
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
those already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some states use appointed commissions for their redistricting duties. Those commissions have varying degrees of political independence from lawmakers. A look at how each... Read more
13 related stories
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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KTVN Reno
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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The Wilmington Star-News
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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The Wilmington Star-News
A look at the redistricting process in every statethose already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some
A look at the redistricting process in every state
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
those already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some states use appointed commissions for their redistricting duties. Those commissions have varying degrees of political independence from lawmakers. A look at how each... Read more
13 related stories
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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KLTV 7 Tyler
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
A look at the redistricting process in every statethose already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some
A look at the redistricting process in every state
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
those already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some states use appointed commissions for their redistricting duties. Those commissions have varying degrees of political independence from lawmakers. A look at how each... Read more
13 related stories
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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WVVA Bluefield
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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KXXV Waco
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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The Lewistown Sentinel
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesas having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or e
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
as having minorities elected. "The person is more important than the race or ethnicity," says Cepeda, a local school board member. Karl Kurtz, a retired NCSL employee who has analyzed the demographics of legislatures, agrees. "It's... Read more
49 related stories
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The Hill
GOP rep faces recount in close primary racewinning a close race in his primary last week. Baptist Pastor Mark Harris form
GOP rep faces recount in close primary race
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
winning a close race in his primary last week. Baptist Pastor Mark Harris formally requested a recount, a North Carolina Board of Elections spokesman said Wednesday. ADVERTISEMENT Under North Carolina law, candidates can request a recount of... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Of Special Note ()at Hope Hospice, at 1201 Wings Way. Future speakers include: - Today, June 15
Of Special Note ()
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
at Hope Hospice, at 1201 Wings Way. Future speakers include: - Today, June 15: Dr. Jane Kuckel, former Lee County School Board member, will speak on "The New School Board Expansion and Redistricting Plan" - June 22: Diane Zigrossi, president of... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
A look at the redistricting process in every statethose already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some
A look at the redistricting process in every state
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 13 days ago
those already in power. To try to diminish the role of partisan politics, some states use appointed commissions for their redistricting duties. Those commissions have varying degrees of political independence from lawmakers. A look at how each... Read more
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