The sweeping elections bill being considered by the Senate is about far more than voting.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court justices on Wednesday questioned whether political boundary lines drawn by the Republican-controlled Legislature, Democratic Gov. Tony Evers or someone else should be the enacted for the next decade in arguments over redistricting.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly is meeting to approve legislation that would delay the state’s primary by another three weeks. But it's unclear if enough Democrats will go along to make the postponement sought by Republicans stick.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators in Kansas are pursuing a redistricting proposal that would remove Democratic voters from the Kansas-City area swing district currently held by the state’s only Democratic member of Congress.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House endorsed a congressional redistricting plan Tuesday that is projected to maintain the state's Republican edge but turned back an attempt by some GOP members to more aggressively redraw districts to their advantage.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic legislative leaders on Tuesday panned a fast-moving effort by Republicans to delay primary elections by another three weeks, saying scheduling should be left to the state Supreme Court that is scrutinizing GOP redistricting plans.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has submitted a proposal to reshape the state's congressional map and carve up districts held by Black Democrats, as the Republican takes the unusual step of inserting himself into the redistricting process.
The Biden White House this month pushed to protect scientific and statistical agencies like the U.S. Census Bureau from political interference in a report issued just days before newly disclosed documents showed the “unprecedented" extent of the Trump administration's efforts to gain politically from the 2020 headcount.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A statewide court has given lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf two weeks to break a stalemate around redrawing Pennsylvania's congressional districts to account for a decade of demographic shifts.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A scolded Ohio Redistricting Commission returned to work Tuesday to re-draw maps of Ohio legislative districts, its members pledging more transparency this time around as they face a looming deadline.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House and Senate sessions scheduled for Tuesday have been cancelled because of slick road conditions in parts of the state, officials said.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican legislators on Monday announced plans to attempt to further delay the already postponed state primary, responding to worries about timing should the state Supreme Court strike down recent redistricting plans.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court heard arguments in five separate lawsuits brought against the state's redistricting commission on Friday, all of them challenging various aspects of the new U.S. congressional and state legislative district maps.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Supreme Court will hear lawyers' arguments in pending redistricting litigation early next month.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map was rejected by the state's high court Friday, giving hope to national Democrats who had argued it unfairly delivered several potentially competitive seats in this year's critical midterm elections to Republicans.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A proposed U.S. House map that carves up fast-growing, Democratic-leaning Nashville into three different congressional districts advanced another step Thursday over strenuous objections from Democrats that it unfairly dilutes Black representation in Tennessee.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The legal fight over North Carolina's redistricting plans shifted quickly to the state Supreme Court the day after trial judges refused to throw out the new maps. By Wednesday, nearly half of the justices had been asked by lawyers to stay out of upcoming deliberations because of alleged conflicts.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Just days before the South Carolina General Assembly appears ready to finish drawing new U.S. House districts, state Senators have been asked to consider an alternative that would make radical changes favorable to Democrats in the state’s seven congressional districts.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court declared GOP-drawn legislative maps invalid on Wednesday, agreeing with voting rights advocates that the lines were unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Republicans on Wednesday released their plan to split fast-growing Nashville into multiple congressional seats, sparking alarm among Democratic leaders who warned that the new map unfairly affects Black voters and will face legal challenges.
ATLANTA (AP) — It's essentially already too late to make any changes sought by lawsuits challenging Georgia's new congressional and legislative maps ahead of this year's midterm elections, a lawyer for state officials said Wednesday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A plan to redraw lines for Pennsylvania's congressional districts to account for a decade of population shifts passed the state House on Wednesday with a partisan vote that signaled lawmakers face more redistricting work ahead.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Mississippi Senate on Wednesday passed a plan to redraw the state’s four congressional districts, sending it to Gov. Tate Reeves for his expected approval.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judicial panel refused Tuesday to throw out redistricting maps drawn by the Republican-controlled General Assembly, rejecting arguments that the lines were illegal because they were politically stacked for the GOP.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers kicked off their annual session Tuesday in Nashville with a focus on addressing how the state funds public schools, redrawing state legislative and congressional maps, and finalizing a new spending plan for the upcoming year.