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Lawmakers try to alter voter-approved redistricting reforms

In this August 2018 photo, supporters of Missouri's redistricting ballot measure hold signs behind former state Sen. Bob Johnson as he serves as their spokesman during a press conference outside the Cole County Courthouse in Jefferson City, Mo. With the U.S. census approaching, some state lawmakers are attempting to alter voter-approved measures that were intended to reduce partisan gamesmanship when drawing new districts for the U.S. House and state legislatures. AP Photo by David A. Lieb

With the census approaching, lawmakers in some states are attempting to alter recent voter-approved measures that were intended to reduce partisan gamesmanship when drawing new voting districts for the U.S. House and state legislatures. In Missouri and Utah, Republican-led legislatures ...

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Missouri Senate advances another redistricting plan

Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has given initial approval to a plan to revamp key parts of a ballot initiative on redistricting approved by voters just two years ago. The proposed constitutional amendment would lower “partisan fairness” and “competitiveness” to the least ...

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Missouri Senate advances another redistricting plan

Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has given initial approval to a plan to revamp key parts of a ballot initiative on redistricting approved by voters just two years ago. The proposed constitutional amendment would lower “partisan fairness” and “competitiveness” to the least ...

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Redistricting, violence top issues for Missouri lawmakers

Missouri lawmakers returned to the Capitol Wednesday to start work on issues ranging from an overhaul of the voter-approved redistricting plan to combating violence in the state’s biggest cities. Republican leaders of the House and Senate said a top priority ...

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Redistricting, violence top issues for Missouri lawmakers

Missouri lawmakers returned to the Capitol Wednesday to start work on issues ranging from an overhaul of the voter-approved redistricting plan to combating violence in the state’s biggest cities. Republican leaders of the House and Senate said a top priority ...

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US high court redistricting case draws on Missouri’s example

A statue sits in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. U.S. Supreme Court justices questioned today whether police officers should have unbridled freedom to place GPS devices on cars to track criminal suspects. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Missouri’s recent constitutional amendment on redistricting serves as an unusual example in a pending U.S. Supreme Court case on partisan gerrymandering. The high court is set to hear two cases on March 26 that could determine how much partisan consideration ...

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