I'm sure I'll be posting these more frequently as things heat up.
03-08, Rose Report, 03-19 Progress Illinois blog, 03-21 OpEd citing League of Women Voters efforts and IL Fair Map (I like that they have an ordered list of critera, and it is the same as mine.)
03-09 Minnesota takes note of prison based gerrymandering
Party vs Party
03-15 AP Article parties wrangle to controle state legislatures and thus redistricting.
03-16, Huffington Post, DLCC to sepend $20e6 on state legislature races with eye toward redistricting.
In this 03-04 Wall Street Journal OpEd, Karl Rove wants to prove the supremacy of the Republican party by gerrymandering Democrats out of seats. (Noted 03-16 at the Rose Report)
03-19 WSJ OpEd seeks "permanent benefit" from redistricting power grab, no shame, greed is good:
"While the election of 1994 did signal a political realignment, none of that alignment translated into the much more permanent benefit that redistricting could provide in 2010 if the GOP takes over state legislatures across the country." -- Michael Solon, former advisor to Sen. McConnel (R-KY)
News Recap, 03-08 to 03-21
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