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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 hours 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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ajc.com
Georgia NAACP president steps down with an eye toward politicsBrant SanderlinFrancys Johnson, the former Georgia president of the NAACP, spea
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
Brant SanderlinFrancys Johnson, the former Georgia president of the NAACP, speaks during the Moral Monday rally at the state Capitol on Jan. 13, 2014.“It’s emotional to step away from doing something you love,” said Johnson. With an eye toward... Read more
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ajc.com
Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson steps down with possible eye on congressBrant SanderlinFrancys Johnson, the former Georgia president of the NAACP, spea
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
Brant SanderlinFrancys Johnson, the former Georgia president of the NAACP, speaks during the Moral Monday rally at the state Capitol on Jan. 13, 2014.“It’s emotional to step away from doing something you love,” said Johnson. With an eye pointed... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson steps downBALTIMORE - Francys Johnson, the 38-year-old civil rights attorney and pastor f
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
BALTIMORE - Francys Johnson, the 38-year-old civil rights attorney and pastor from Statesboro, stepped down as president of the Georgia NAACP Saturday at the 108th National Convention in Baltimore. Johnson is credited with restoring the voting... 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 4 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 Ohioand Richard, and welcomed four grandchildren. The family has asked for privacy
The Alliance Review / Posted 4 days ago
and Richard, and welcomed four grandchildren. The family has asked for privacy while mourning the loss and included this statement in his obituary: "His devotion as a public servant was his greatest legacy and the people whose lives he touched in... Read more
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The Suburbanite
A lasting legacy: Ralph Regula helped shape NE Ohioand Richard, and welcomed four grandchildren. The family has asked for privacy
The Suburbanite / Posted 4 days ago
and Richard, and welcomed four grandchildren. The family has asked for privacy while mourning the loss and included this statement in his obituary: "His devotion as a public servant was his greatest legacy and the people whose lives he touched in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The flaws of Rauner and Madigan: Fatal or fixable?If Illinois state government stumbles through another 16 months of standoff, no
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
If Illinois state government stumbles through another 16 months of standoff, no one should be surprised. Because regardless of the recent staff shakeup in Gov. Bruce Rauner's office, Illinois taxpayers still are stuck with two politicians, Rauner and... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Ballot initiative filed for independent redistricting in Utah— A ballot initiative has been filed to create an independent commission in Uta
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 5 days ago
— A ballot initiative has 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.... 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 Champaign News-Gazette
Vermilion board chairman 'ready for the challenge' of Hays' seatROYAL — Mike Marron says he's "ready for the challenge" of serving in a legisla
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
ROYAL — Mike Marron says he's "ready for the challenge" of serving in a legislature that retiring state Rep. Chad Hays earlier this month said was being "increasingly silenced and dwarfed by monied bullies." "It was a sobering commentary to hear,... 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 7 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 8 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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The Hill
Supreme Court case may shake up electionscase, which will be heard next term, will be closely followed by lawmakers, sin
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
case, which will be heard next term, will be closely followed by lawmakers, since the outcome could define how far state legislatures can go in drawing up district lines for partisan gain. ADVERTISEMENT “If state or legislative districts... 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 13 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 13 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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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 15 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 gerrymandersNC legislators expect 116 of the state's 170 districts to change | News & Obser
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
NC legislators expect 116 of the state's 170 districts to change | News & Observer NC lawmakers say they might have to change 119 of the state’s 170 legislative districts to correct racial gerrymanders. In 2016, Senators Dan Soucek, left, and Brent... 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 18 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.fiasco that has created enormous taxpayer debts — would acquiesce on pro-growth
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
fiasco that has created enormous taxpayer debts — would acquiesce on pro-growth economic reforms that our neighboring states have adopted. You might think the majority party would listen to large and small business owners about the urgent... 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 19 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 19 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 JulyFAIRFIELD — State officials are likely to review additions to Fairfield’s racia
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
FAIRFIELD — State officials are likely to review additions to Fairfield’s racial imbalance plan next month after giving the original plan conditional approval in early January. In early January, Jones and other district representatives presented a... 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 22 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 24 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 25 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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WECT 6 Wilmington
Holden Beach considers staggering commissioner termsof its commissioners. Currently, commissioners serve two year terms in the Brun
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
of its commissioners. Currently, commissioners serve two year terms in the Brunswick County beach community. The entire board is up for election at one time. The town of Holden Beach is considering staggering the terms of its commissioners.... Read more
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Canberra Times
Can the Supreme Court straighten out America's Goofy-shaped democracy?the stealing of dozens of congressional seats at every election by whichever pa
Canberra Times / Posted 1 months ago
the stealing of dozens of congressional seats at every election by whichever party wins control of the political process at state level. It's called gerrymandering, after an 1812 redistricting effort by then Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry,... Read more
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WA Today
Can the Supreme Court straighten out America's Goofy-shaped democracy?the stealing of dozens of congressional seats at every election by whichever pa
WA Today / Posted 1 months ago
the stealing of dozens of congressional seats at every election by whichever party wins control of the political process at state level. It's called gerrymandering, after an 1812 redistricting effort by then Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Can the Supreme Court straighten out America's Goofy-shaped democracy?the stealing of dozens of congressional seats at every election by whichever pa
Brisbane Times / Posted 1 months ago
the stealing of dozens of congressional seats at every election by whichever party wins control of the political process at state level. It's called gerrymandering, after an 1812 redistricting effort by then Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Can the Supreme Court straighten out America's Goofy-shaped democracy?the stealing of dozens of congressional seats at every election by whichever pa
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 1 months ago
the stealing of dozens of congressional seats at every election by whichever party wins control of the political process at state level. It's called gerrymandering, after an 1812 redistricting effort by then Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry,... Read more
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The Age
Can the Supreme Court straighten out America's misshapen democracy?the stealing of dozens of congressional seats at every election by whichever pa
The Age / Posted 1 months ago
the stealing of dozens of congressional seats at every election by whichever party wins control of the political process at state level. It's called gerrymandering, after an 1812 redistricting effort by then Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry,... Read more
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