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Guardian Unlimited
American south braces for election three years after attack on voting rightsthe black community that the clock has been set back 50 years. “It’s harder for
American south braces for election three years after attack on voting rights
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 hours ago
the black community that the clock has been set back 50 years. “It’s harder for a minority to vote now than it was in the state of Georgia in 1965 – it’s causing voter apathy all across the county and that’s the best form of voter suppression you... 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 23 hours 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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Daily Chronicle
More reasons for reforming redistrictingare greatly underrepresented in the 177-seat Illinois Legislature. For example
More reasons for reforming redistricting
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
are greatly underrepresented in the 177-seat Illinois Legislature. For example, Latinos make up nearly 17 percent of the state’s population, but have just over 7 percent representation in the Legislature. Asians make up 5 percent of Illinois’... 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 yesterday
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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The New Yorker
The G.O.P. Plan That Turned America Redthe Constitution, only to be outmaneuvered by the likes of Alexander Hamilton a
The G.O.P. Plan That Turned America Red
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
the Constitution, only to be outmaneuvered by the likes of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison. When Henry arrived in the state capital, his adversaries assumed he would seek revenge. They just weren’t sure how. “He appears to be involved in... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
US Rep. Pittenger prevails in tight North Carolina primarythe 9th District, and the totals changed by less than a handful of votes, accor
US Rep. Pittenger prevails in tight North Carolina primary
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
the 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...taken their crack at how the world ought to look, packing their version into a
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 5 days ago
taken their crack at how the world ought to look, packing their version into a 44-page platform at last weekend’s biennial state party convention. It’s a guide to what the delegates think their candidates and officeholders ought to be up to — just... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Redistricting reform heads to court as Madigan forces try to block it from ballotfeature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Ch
Redistricting reform heads to court as Madigan forces try to block it from ballot
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
feature 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... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Karl Tingelstad seeking re-election to Anoka Conservation Districtsoil and water resources in Anoka County Karl Tingelstad“Minnesota’s natural r
Karl Tingelstad seeking re-election to Anoka Conservation District
ABC Newspapers / Posted 6 days ago
soil and water resources in Anoka County Karl Tingelstad“Minnesota’s natural resources play an important role in our state’s economy and its citizens’ quality of life,” Tingelstad said. “During my tenure with the ACD, we have focused on... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Divided America:have made some political gains in recent decades, they remain significantly und
Divided America:
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
have made some political gains in recent decades, they remain significantly underrepresented in Congress and nearly every state legislature though they comprise a growing share of the U.S. population, according to an analysis of demographic data... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Editorial: More reasons to reform how districts are drawnare greatly underrepresented in the 177-seat Illinois Legislature. For example
Editorial: More reasons to reform how districts are drawn
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
are greatly underrepresented in the 177-seat Illinois Legislature. For example, Latinos make up nearly 17 percent of the state’s population, but have just over 7 percent representation in the Legislature. Asians make up 5 percent of Illinois’... Read more
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SaukValley.com
More reasons to reform how districts are drawnare greatly underrepresented in the 177-seat Illinois Legislature. For example
More reasons to reform how districts are drawn
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
are greatly underrepresented in the 177-seat Illinois Legislature. For example, Latinos make up nearly 17 percent of the state’s population, but have just over 7 percent representation in the Legislature. Asians make up 5 percent of Illinois’... 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 8 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 News & Observer
Hunt Institute moves to Duketo connect research and practice in the most vital areas of education policy,”
Hunt Institute moves to Duke
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
to connect research and practice in the most vital areas of education policy,” Duke President Richard H. Brodhead said in a statement. The announcement comes after the Hunt Institute and UNC-Chapel Hill severed ties following the Republican-led... Read more
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Salon.com
A look at the redistricting process in every stateDistricts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years a
A look at the redistricting process in every state
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
Districts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years after each U.S. census. In most places, that task is done by state lawmakers. Gerrymandering can occur when they draw boundaries that favor certain people or political... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
A look at the redistricting process in every stateDistricts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years a
A look at the redistricting process in every state
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 days ago
Districts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years after each U.S. census. In most places, that task is done by state lawmakers. Gerrymandering can occur when they draw boundaries that favor certain people or political... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
A look at the redistricting process in every stateDistricts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years a
A look at the redistricting process in every state
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Districts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years after each U.S. census. In most places, that task is done by state lawmakers. Gerrymandering can occur when they draw boundaries that favor certain people or political... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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KTVN Reno
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
A look at the redistricting process in every stateDistricts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years a
A look at the redistricting process in every state
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Districts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years after each U.S. census. In most places, that task is done by state lawmakers. Gerrymandering can occur when they draw boundaries that favor certain people or political... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
A look at the redistricting process in every stateDistricts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years a
A look at the redistricting process in every state
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Districts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years after each U.S. census. In most places, that task is done by state lawmakers. Gerrymandering can occur when they draw boundaries that favor certain people or political... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesBy David A. Lieb, The Associated Press As Virginia's only Latino state lawmake
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
By David A. Lieb, The Associated Press As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The... Read more
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KXXV Waco
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
KXXV Waco / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislaturesAs Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities missing in many legislatures
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
As Virginia's only Latino state lawmaker, Alfonso Lopez made it his first order of business to push for a law granting in-state college tuition to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally since childhood. The bill died in committee. So Lopez tried... Read more
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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 9 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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FOX 2 News St. Louis
A look at the redistricting process in every state[FILE] An exterior photograph of the United States Capitol Building in Washingt
A look at the redistricting process in every state
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
[FILE] An exterior photograph of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Districts for U.S. Congress and state legislatures are redrawn every 10 years after each U.S. census. In most places, that task is done by state lawmakers.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California budget vote dominates agendapressure to get a deal done soon if the Munger measure is to be replaced with t
California budget vote dominates agenda
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
pressure to get a deal done soon if the Munger measure is to be replaced with the Democrats’ iteration. Munger and former state Sen. Sam Blakeslee are among those scheduled to speak in room 437 starting at 10:30 a.m. YOUTH VOTE: Elections may... Read more
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The Washington Times
Vincent Gray wins back old D.C. Council seatlocations, regardless of their place of residence. A total of 19,153 early vote
Vincent Gray wins back old D.C. Council seat
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
locations, regardless of their place of residence. A total of 19,153 early votes were cast, according to the D.C. Board of Elections website. A total of 63,436 votes were cast in the D.C. primary in 2012, according to the Federal Election... Read more
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Salon.com
This is how the GOP rigged Congress: The secret plan that handcuffed Obama’s presidency, but backfired in Donald Trumpthe Democratic Party is profoundly broken as well—most notably in the Legislati
This is how the GOP rigged Congress: The secret plan that handcuffed Obama’s presidency, but backfired in Donald Trump
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
the Democratic Party is profoundly broken as well—most notably in the Legislative branch, both in Congress and in state legislatures. After holding the House for four decades, Democrats lost control in the 1994 midterms, and have only held... Read more
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Daily Press
Low turnout, big impact likely from primarywho will go to Washington to represent the 2nd Congressional District and who w
Low turnout, big impact likely from primary
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
who will go to Washington to represent the 2nd Congressional District and who will go to Richmond to represent the 1st state Senate District. What's nearly as certain is that there will be confusion in some precincts over who gets to vote in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Arlington voters weigh tax increases for three school projectsrequesting funding for it because he disagrees with the Thompson expansion, bel
Arlington voters weigh tax increases for three school projects
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
requesting funding for it because he disagrees with the Thompson expansion, believing there are other solutions, such as redistricting, to solve the overcrowding at what is “basically a brand-new building.” “It seems to me they have just been... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Relist Watch– known as a Lackey claim because of Justice Stevens’s dissent in a case that w
Relist Watch
SCOTUSblog / Posted 15 days ago
– known as a Lackey claim because of Justice Stevens’s dissent in a case that was the 1995 winner of the Schmuck v. United States Memorial Prize for the Worst Case Caption. But the Court soonamended the order list to specify that it was limiting... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Brighter forecast for redistricting reformif legislators and the governor can’t resolve their nearly year-long budget dis
Brighter forecast for redistricting reform
Daily Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
if legislators and the governor can’t resolve their nearly year-long budget dispute. So what else is new? Fortunately, the redistricting reform forecast for Illinois is looking brighter these days. Much brighter. On Friday, attorneys for the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How North Carolina's new district map caused a chaotic congressional primaryfor voter enfranchisement this election, in this deep blue district where the p
How North Carolina's new district map caused a chaotic congressional primary
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
for voter enfranchisement this election, in this deep blue district where the primary is likely to decide the race. When state lawmakers two weeks later redrew most of the state’s districts, the 70-year-old black Greensboro lawmaker discovered... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Local Editorial: Brighter forecast for remap reformif legislators and the governor can’t resolve their nearly year-long budget dis
Local Editorial: Brighter forecast for remap reform
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 days ago
if legislators and the governor can’t resolve their nearly year-long budget dispute. So what else is new? Fortunately, the redistricting reform forecast for Illinois is looking brighter these days. Much brighter. Last Friday, attorneys for the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
US Rep. Pittenger hanging on by thin margin in N. CarolinaHarris, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Charlotte, by about 140 votes a d
US Rep. Pittenger hanging on by thin margin in N. Carolina
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
Harris, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Charlotte, by about 140 votes a day after the primary election, according to state data. If Pittenger doesn't hold on, he'd become the second incumbent to lose in a topsy-turvy primary following... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Low turnout characterizes election as many incumbents advanceahead over two Republican rivals in a race that could require a recount. Here'
Low turnout characterizes election as many incumbents advance
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
ahead over two Republican rivals in a race that could require a recount. Here's a look at primary races across the state: SUPREME COURT In the only statewide race, Associate Justice Bob Edmunds and a Wake County Superior Court judge have... Read more
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Roll Call
Pittenger Squeaks By in N.C. GOP Primaryplace with 31 percent of the vote, according to the Associated Press.Pittenger
Pittenger Squeaks By in N.C. GOP Primary
Roll Call / Posted 17 days ago
place with 31 percent of the vote, according to the Associated Press.Pittenger led Harris by 142 votes, according to the State Board of Elections. Harris did not concede Tuesday night. “We kind of owe it to the district to do a recount,” said... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Many incumbents advance, Ellmers loses, Pittenger fightingahead over two Republican rivals in a race that could require a recount. Here'
Many incumbents advance, Ellmers loses, Pittenger fighting
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
ahead over two Republican rivals in a race that could require a recount. Here's a look at primary races across the state: 9th DISTRICT U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger was fighting for his seat in a close race with Mark Harris, the pastor of... Read more
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