New district maps loom over Pa. lawmakers ahead of long-awaited reveal
As the Pennsylvania General Assembly finished off its last week of lawmaking of 2021, the specter of a key vote on Thursday — one entirely outside of its control — loomed over their debates. “You know, today, the chatter in this building is maps,” state Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Greene, quipped on the House floor while […]
Pa. House tweaks congressional map before Christmas, hopes for fresh tidings from Wolf
It unifies three split counties represented by GOP committee members, splits Dauphin County three ways.
Listening to GOP lawmakers, Pa. House committee doesn’t vote on citizen-drawn map
Advocates, Democrats wait to see that they've been heard on congressional lines.
Street says Senate congressional draft is fair, protects minority voters; Democrats say he sold out
The Legislature must pass a map, and Gov. Tom Wolf must sign it, by Jan. 24.
Pa. House Republicans pick citizen map submission as draft congressional plan
The map was drawn by Lehigh County resident Amanda Holt who has been a frequent advocate for redistricting reform.
Wolf calls for a compact, proportional congressional map; and he wants to see the Legislature’s notes
Wolf also called for the Pennsylvania General Assembly to “include an explanation of specific decisions, such as the communities of interest and how they were defined and the factors that led to the creation of a majority-minority districts.”
A Q&A with Common Cause Pennsylvania’s Khalif Ali
'It’s work that I really love and I’m very passionate about democracy and so I've been enjoying it thus far,' he said
About that redistricting listening tour | Editorial Cartoon
The Wolf administration has launched a redistricting listening tour. Are the voters actually listening?
State redistricting efforts are stumbling amidst familiar partisan infighting | Analysis
Throughout the U.S., the bitter debates over the results of the 2020 presidential election are getting replayed in redistricting battles.
Wolf’s congressional redistricting listening tour to begin next week | Five for the Weekend
Members of the governor's Redistricting Advisory Council will embark on a statewide listening tour next week.
‘We have an opportunity here’: Pa. Redistricting Commission hears testimony on racial gerrymandering
As part of its continued quest for input, the Pennsylvania Legislative Redistricting Commission heard from four expert witnesses and four citizen witnesses who testified about the importance in addressing such topics as voting dilution, cracking of communities, the packing of legislative districts and disenfranchisement.
In reversal, Pa. redistricting commission votes to count 3,000 more prisoners in their cells
The slight reversal follows a widely celebrated decision by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission in late August to count the majority of prisoners at their previous residences, not in their cell.