Report: Pa. at ‘moderate risk’ for partisan gerrymandering | Thursday Morning Coffee
The nationwide report by the advocacy group RepresentUS looks at gerrymandering threats across the 50 states.
Now Hiring: Redistricting commission seeks applicants for chair to oversee 2021 mapmaking
The four-member commission, which redraws the boundaries for Pennsylvania’s state House and Senate districts once every 10 years, announced Monday that it’s accepting applications for a fifth member who will serve as its chair.
Pa. Legislature looks for path forward on redistricting, reapportionment, following census data delays
In a joint meeting of the House and Senate State Government committees Wednesday morning, legislators looked for a possible path forward following the U.S. Census Bureau’s Feb. 12 announcement that redistricting data would be delayed until Sept. 30, 2021 with possible ramifications being felt well into 2022.
Census delay in releasing population data throws states, Pa.’s May primary into question
The latest pandemic-spurred delay, announced by bureau officials on Friday, hugely scrambles the once-a-decade redistricting process for states with deadlines looming this year.
Republicans didn’t just win Legislatures, they won the power to influence elections for years to come| Analysis
State legislatures, which will draw congressional districts that last through 2030, are dominated by the GOP.
DiSanto failed Pa. voters on redistricting reform | Opinion
I would urge his constituents to consider that any of his statements need to be taken with large amounts of salt.
How the 2020 census could impact Pa.’s redistricting efforts
The answer, redistricting reform advocates say, is in the accuracy of the count.