Trend – Redistricting

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Alabama’s voting map could reverberate nationwide | Analysis

BY: - February 15, 2022

The high court has allowed a map to stand that disadvantages Black voters - with wide-reaching consequences.

Latino advocate promises lawsuit against new Pa. legislative maps

BY: - February 10, 2022

Victor Martinez, a Lehigh Valley radio station owner who has been a vocal critic of the maps, told the Capital-Star that he was setting up a meeting of other like-minded community members to talk over how — not if — to file a lawsuit.

Pa. Supreme Court suspends candidate petitions pending redistricting suits

BY: and - February 9, 2022

The high court made the decision in an order issued on Wednesday afternoon.

Pa. judge suggests Supreme Court adopt GOP lawmakers’ congressional map

BY: - February 7, 2022

The map is 'functionally tantamount to the voice and will of the People,' Commonwealth Court Patricia McCullough wrote.

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Ex-Pa. House leader Reed: Supremes need to do redistricting in public | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 7, 2022

Four years after his congressional ambitions were scuttled, Dave Reed still has thoughts.

Panel approves final Pa. legislative maps in bipartisan vote

BY: - February 4, 2022

Supporters hope they'll increase minority representation, but House Republicans are skeptical.

Pa. Supreme Court to take over congressional redistricting fight

BY: - February 2, 2022

In a 5-2 decision, the court ordered Commonwealth Court Judge Patricia McCullough to write up and submit her findings from last week’s arguments over the shape of the commonwealth’s new congressional map.

Pa. Supreme Court taking second look at congressional map case; orders stay on lower court

BY: - January 31, 2022

The state Supreme Court has issued a stay on further action by a lower court on disputed Pennsylvania’s congressional maps until it decides whether to weigh in on it. The order, backed by five of the court’s seven justices, is the first indication that the Supreme Court and its liberal majority might yet intervene in […]

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Redistricting in 2022 is making gerrymandered districts safer, undermining majority rule | Opinion

BY: - January 28, 2022

Voters are supposed to choose their leaders -- not the other way around. Here's why that's at risk.

Senators interrogate Wolf map at hearing, though no one could speak for it

BY: - January 21, 2022

Lawmakers left a hearing on Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed congressional map with more questions than answers on Friday afternoon.

Pa.’s political calendar disrupted by leg. redistricting; Lawsuit asks state court to clean it up

BY: - January 20, 2022

The suit, filed in Commonwealth Court on Thursday, is the first effort to rectify the misaligned timelines to finalize and implement the state’s legislative maps, and for candidates to successfully get on the ballot for the May 17 primary election.

Pa. creeps closer to map deadline without final lines in place

BY: - January 19, 2022

This outcome has looked increasingly clear for weeks, and has prompted an unprecedented number of questions for political hopefuls and campaign professionals of both parties as they attempt to navigate the early months of a key midterm election cycle.