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The Huffington Post
Plan C: Republican Establishment Chattering About A Third-Party RunC: Have another Republican run for office in addition to Trump. Around Washing
Plan C: Republican Establishment Chattering About A Third-Party Run
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 hours ago
C: Have another Republican run for office in addition to Trump. Around Washington, chatter about the possibility of an independent run by a traditional conservative is becoming louder. It is fueled in part by the business end of the political... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Redistricting Reform Committee collects 580,000 signaturesa citizens group will deliver nearly 600,000 signatures to the state board of e
Redistricting Reform Committee collects 580,000 signatures
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
a citizens group will deliver nearly 600,000 signatures to the state board of elections in an attempt to change Illinois' redistricting process. Some residents say its time for changes in Springfield. The 10 month long budget impasse in... Read more
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New Haven Independent
"School Choice" Questionedof years and that standalone stories could not accurately represent the full pr
"School Choice" Questioned
New Haven Independent / Posted 6 days ago
of years and that standalone stories could not accurately represent the full process. Currently, a choice and enrollment committee is working to revisit the idea of redistricting New Haven schools and to determine whether the process could be... Read more
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New York Magazine
The House the GOP Built: How Republicans Used Soft Money, Big Data, and High-Tech Mapping to Take Control of Congress and Increase Partisanshipmatter more than others. Jankowski realized it would be possible to target stat
The House the GOP Built: How Republicans Used Soft Money, Big Data, and High-Tech Mapping to Take Control of Congress and Increase Partisanship
New York Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
matter more than others. Jankowski realized it would be possible to target states where the legislature is in charge of redistricting, flip as many chambers as possible, take control of the process, and redraw the lines. Boom. Just like that —... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Capitol Insider: Does John Kasich expect to celebrate results of Tuesday's 5 primaries?the least details about budgeting, about taxes. You’re the only candidate that
Capitol Insider: Does John Kasich expect to celebrate results of Tuesday's 5 primaries?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
the least details about budgeting, about taxes. You’re the only candidate that the Tax Foundation, Tax Policy Center, Committee for a Responsible (Federal) Budget, have said they can’t score your tax plan because it’s too thin on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guidevoters and make it more difficult for legislators to effectively represent all
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guide
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
voters and make it more difficult for legislators to effectively represent all of their constituents. Would you support redistricting reform through removing elected officials from the process and instituting an independent citizens’ commission... Read more
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The News & Observer
Growth may dilute partisan districtsmay dilute partisan districts | News & Observer April 20, 2016 6:47 PM Join
Growth may dilute partisan districts
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
may dilute partisan districts | News & Observer April 20, 2016 6:47 PM Joint Select Committee on Congressional Redistricting members review historical voting maps lining the walls during their morning meeting... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the EditorRedistricting reform Editor: I commend The Times Tribune editorial staff (“Eve
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Redistricting reform Editor: I commend The Times Tribune editorial staff (“Everything must be fine, or ...” April 16) for so succinctly describing the issues created by Pennsylvania’s gerrymandered districts. There is a statewide effort by a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONRedistricting reform Editor: I commend The Times Tribune editorial staff (“Eve
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Redistricting reform Editor: I commend The Times Tribune editorial staff (“Everything must be fine, or ...” April 16) for so succinctly describing the issues created by Pennsylvania’s gerrymandered districts. There is a statewide effort by a... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois lawmakers debate how state should draw districtsproposal Tuesday, while giving passage to one of their own. Another Democrat-ba
Illinois lawmakers debate how state should draw districts
SaukValley.com / Posted 14 days ago
proposal Tuesday, while giving passage to one of their own. Another Democrat-backed plan that made it through a House committee Monday would give the map-drawing job to an independent eight-member panel appointed by two state Supreme Court... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Amendments to Illinois Constitution consideredto bring a graduated income tax to the state, eliminate the lieutenant governor
Amendments to Illinois Constitution considered
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
to bring a graduated income tax to the state, eliminate the lieutenant governor’s office and yet another version of redistricting reform.The Senate Executive Committee Tuesday sent the three amendments to the full Senate for votes later this... Read more
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Northwest Herald
State Rep. Jack Franks bill to stop gerrymandering in Illinois advancesThe Redistricting Standards Act was proposed following Republican Gov. Bruce Ra
State Rep. Jack Franks bill to stop gerrymandering in Illinois advances
Northwest Herald / Posted 14 days ago
The Redistricting Standards Act was proposed following Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's request to lawmakers to investigate the issue and ensure boundary maps were being drawn fairly. "Bringing a comprehensive independent map amendment to the House... Read more
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Northwest Herald
State Rep. Jack Franks bill to reform legislative district boundaries advances to House floorThe Redistricting Standards Act was proposed following Republican Gov. Bruce Ra
State Rep. Jack Franks bill to reform legislative district boundaries advances to House floor
Northwest Herald / Posted 14 days ago
The Redistricting Standards Act was proposed following Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's request to lawmakers to investigate the issue and ensure boundary maps were being drawn fairly. "Bringing a comprehensive independent map amendment to the House... Read more
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Daily Herald
Franks' plan would take lawmakers out of remap processon their own. The party has enjoyed large majorities at the Capitol since. Fra
Franks' plan would take lawmakers out of remap process
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
on their own. The party has enjoyed large majorities at the Capitol since. Franks' plan, though, comes at a time when an independent group also is working on its own to gather enough petition signatures -- about 600,000 -- to get a similar... Read more
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The Hill
Biden aide posts strong fundraising in House bidremarkable given that the district where Person is challenging incumbent Rep. M
Biden aide posts strong fundraising in House bid
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
remarkable given that the district where Person is challenging incumbent Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) isn’t considered by independent analysts to be competitive this cycle. ADVERTISEMENT “The level of support we have received in just 32 days is... Read more
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The Daily Comet
State government reform bills get mixed resultsDespite that victory, the meeting of the House and Governmental Affairs Committ
State government reform bills get mixed results
The Daily Comet / Posted 20 days ago
Despite that victory, the meeting of the House and Governmental Affairs Committee was not a total success for Rep. Dee Richard, a Thibodaux independent. The panel rejected four of his other government-reform measures, including legislation to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
State government reform bills get mixed resultsDespite that victory, the meeting of the House and Governmental Affairs Committ
State government reform bills get mixed results
The Houma Courier / Posted 20 days ago
Despite that victory, the meeting of the House and Governmental Affairs Committee was not a total success for Rep. Dee Richard, a Thibodaux independent. The panel rejected four of his other government-reform measures, including legislation to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento should approve independent redistrictingNone too soon, the Sacramento City Council is moving forward on a key good gove
Sacramento should approve independent redistricting
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
None too soon, the Sacramento City Council is moving forward on a key good government reform – establishing an independent commission to draw council districts, taking the task out of politicians’ hands. The city just released the details of a... Read more
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Namibia Economist
How redistricting in Virginia changed part of its political landscapemove: to an open, neighbouring seat friendly to the GOP. Mr Forbes, the number
How redistricting in Virginia changed part of its political landscape
Namibia Economist / Posted 28 days ago
move: to an open, neighbouring seat friendly to the GOP. Mr Forbes, the number 3 Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, has become a symbol of the down side of partisan redistricting, or gerrymandering. His hop from one district to... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News state Sen. John Miller was education's championtests in crucial school pass rates for those tests. He was also one of the Gen
Newport News state Sen. John Miller was education's champion
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
tests in crucial school pass rates for those tests. He was also one of the General Assembly's biggest advocates for independent redistricting, something that everyone knew was necessary but that the legislature always found reasons to... Read more
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Roll Call
Raskin Hopes Grass Roots Will Grow to Maryland House Winaveraging about $155,000. While replacing Van Hollen’s impact as a Democratic
Raskin Hopes Grass Roots Will Grow to Maryland House Win
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
averaging about $155,000. While replacing Van Hollen’s impact as a Democratic leader and ranking member of the Budget Committee will not be easy, Raskin is staking his chances on being a progressive Happy Warrior and leadership on key issues... Read more

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