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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘redistricting’

The importance of Census

The importance of Census

Dear Editor, The 2018 election season is upon us and terminology related to the election can be confusing - two being apportionment and districting. Apportionment determines the number of representatives to the U.S. House of Representative allotted to each state based on population. Each state gets two senators, but population determines the number of representatives. Districting is the process of drawing the lines to establish the population each U.S. House member will represent. ... Full Story

Dems on Colorado redistricting

Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio Responds to Colorado Supreme Court Ruling on Redistricting   Denver – Following the Denver Supreme Court’s ruling to affirm the decision by Denver District Court creating new Congressional districts, Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio released the following statement: “Now that the redistricting process is complete, Colorado voters can be sure that they have the ability to choose representatives who reflect the needs and ... Full Story

Reapportionment Commission Violates Constitution

December 2, 2011 The Reapportionment Commission, with a last minute never before seen map, has sent to the Supreme Court state legislative district maps dripping with political vindictiveness. Without regard to constitutional mandates (the very reason the Commission was directed by the Court to redraw the maps) the partisan majority rammed these maps through without allowing any discussion of other maps or even amendments. I say partisan majority because the chairman, who claimed to be ... Full Story

Redistricting Fight continues, two views

Redistricting Fight continues, two views

Senate Democrats Kill Two Redistricting Bills In Less Than 24 Hours This evening Senate Democrats voted to kill House Bill 11-1319, the Colorado Communities redistricting map, in the Senate State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee. The bill’s presentation came hours after Senate Republicans forced Democrats to assign the bill to a committee after enacting a procedural move to have every bill read at length until Democrats conceded to hold a public hearing. “This is the second ... Full Story