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Parties target control of state legislatures, redistricting

Drowned out by the coronavirus and national politics, Republican and Democratic operatives are quietly preparing for a battle of state legislative supremacy later this year that could have a profound effect on political power for the next decade. The November ...

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Records reveal concerns of deceased GOP redistricting expert

Republican victories in state legislative and gubernatorial elections in 2010 put them in a commanding position the next year to draw new voting districts for the U.S. House and state legislatures that helped fortify Republican power for much of the ...

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Records reveal concerns of deceased GOP redistricting expert

Republican victories in state legislative and gubernatorial elections in 2010 put them in a commanding position the next year to draw new voting districts for the U.S. House and state legislatures that helped fortify Republican power for much of the ...

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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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US high court redistricting case draws on Missouri’s example

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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Missouri first to adopt fairness test against gerrymandering

The votes won’t be cast for another four years, yet Democrats already appear likely to gain seats in Missouri’s Republican-dominated Legislature in 2022. The reason: a one-of-its kind redistricting initiative approved by voters in the recent midterm elections. Missouri’s initiative ...

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