Trend – Redistricting

Pa.’s bitter, chaotic redistricting cycle likely to reach crescendo in court

BY: - January 12, 2022

To be sure, they are giving it a go. New state House and Senate maps could be approved as soon as next week by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission under constitutionally required deadlines.

Panel approves new Pa. legislative maps that leaves incumbents in the lurch

BY: - December 16, 2021

With the map’s approval Thursday, the public — including citizens and lawmakers — have 30 days to submit comments.

New district maps loom over Pa. lawmakers ahead of long-awaited reveal

BY: - December 16, 2021

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

BY: - December 15, 2021

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

BY: - December 13, 2021

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

BY: - December 9, 2021

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

BY: - December 8, 2021

The map was drawn by Lehigh County resident Amanda Holt who has been a frequent advocate for redistricting reform.

Republicans say voter ID will increase voters’ trust in elections; researchers say otherwise

BY: - December 8, 2021

Add in a lack of faith in the GOP proper, and compromise on election reforms is seemingly hard to come by.