redistricting

Gov. Tom Wolf recently put together a commission to see how to handle it moving forward, and they are currently getting feedback from folks about redistricting practices they would like to see put in place.
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Justin Udo
May 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Redistricting is a big concern for many voters in Pennsylvanians. In light of this, Gov. Tom Wolf recently put together a commission to see how to handle it moving forward, and they are currently getting feedback from folks about redistricting practices they would...
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In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite, File/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 10:14 am
By Mark Sherman and Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year, proponents of limiting partisan politics in the creation of electoral districts needed to win over Justice Anthony Kennedy. They couldn't. The issue is back before the Supreme Court again, with arguments on Tuesday...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2004, file photo, then President Bush, left, waves with Rep. Ralph Hall, R-Texas, right, as they step off Air Force One upon Bush's arrival in Dallas.
Charles Dharapak/ AP Photo, File
March 07, 2019 - 2:46 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Ralph Hall, the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House and a man who claimed to have once sold cigarettes and Coca-Cola to the bank-robbing duo of Bonnie and Clyde in Dallas, has died. He was 95. Ed Valentine, Hall's longtime strategist, said the Republican and...
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In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, people line up outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington to hear arguments in a case about political maps in Wisconsin that could affect elections across the country.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File
June 18, 2018 - 1:14 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. The justices unanimously ruled against...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
June 13, 2018 - 7:35 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Over the strenuous objections of some Democrats, the state Senate has approved controversial legislation that could change the way congressional maps are drawn up — and the way Pennsylvania judges are elected. The bill proposes amendments to the Pennsylvania...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
June 12, 2018 - 9:00 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As state lawmakers consider legislation on a new procedure for drawing up congressional maps, the Pennsylvania Senate has added language to change judicial elections that one Democrat calls a "poison pill." The legislation comes after a bitter battle over new maps...
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