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Missouri lawmakers send new redistricting proposal to voters

Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has sent a ballot proposal to voters asking them to reconsider their earlier backing of a redistricting system that stresses fairness and competitiveness over everything else. Missourians in 2018 voted to make “partisan fairness” and “competitiveness” the ...

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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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Republicans seek to undo new Missouri redistricting model

Republican senators rolled out a plan to ask Missouri voters to undo key parts of a nationally unique redistricting model that directs a demographer to draw new legislative districts with “partisan fairness” and “competitiveness” as top criteria. The Republican proposal ...

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Republicans seek to undo new Missouri redistricting model

Republican senators rolled out a plan to ask Missouri voters to undo key parts of a nationally unique redistricting model that directs a demographer to draw new legislative districts with “partisan fairness” and “competitiveness” as top criteria. The Republican proposal ...

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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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