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We’re Pa. small city mayors. Fair legislative maps will aid our recovery | Opinion
For the first time, the Legislative Reapportionment Commission’s House map recognizes the importance of our cities and our residents.
Where to draw the lines in Black, Latino communities at center of Pa. legislative map fight
Some leaders in communities of color have raised concerns that the proposed House map may, intentionally or not, dilute their voices.
Prison Gerrymandering: Who counts in Pennsylvania? That depends on who’s counting | Opinion
Incarceration should not obliterate civic engagement – or inflate long-standing imbalances of power.
Pa.’s bitter, chaotic redistricting cycle likely to reach crescendo in court
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
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
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.
Republicans say voter ID will increase voters’ trust in elections; researchers say otherwise
Add in a lack of faith in the GOP proper, and compromise on election reforms is seemingly hard to come by.