A series of eight hearings designed to get input on Minnesota’s political boundaries is beginning.
A new group called Draw the Line Minnesota hopes to involve voters in redrawing political maps without regard for incumbents and other partisan concerns.
The Wisconsin state Senate has passed a bill that redraws the boundaries of the state’s eight congressional districts.
A special panel on redistricting appointed by Minnesota’s Supreme Court chief justice will hold a series of public meetings to give interested people and groups a chance to be heard on the once-a-decade process of redrawing the state political map.
A lawsuit involving Minnesota’s political maps is back in federal court.
A five-member judicial panel that could decide how Minnesota’s political maps look for the next 10 years has been appointed.
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed Republican-drafted maps for new Minnesota congressional and legislative districts, making it likely the state’s once-a-decade redistricting process will end up in the courts.
The state Senate has sent Gov. Mark Dayton bills that alter the boundaries of Minnesota’s eight congressional districts and 67 legislative districts, but they are likely to draw a veto from the Democratic chief executive.
A bill altering boundaries for Minnesota’s eight congressional districts to account for population shifts has passed the state House.
A proposal for new-look Minnesota congressional districts, including three that would span from one state border to the next, could give a freshman Republican an easier path to re-election.
State lawmakers clashed Tuesday over a GOP plan to redraw the lines of the state’s legislative districts, with Democrats quick to note that members of their party face greater political consequences than Republicans under the first proposal released to set Minnesota’s political map for the next decade.
The lines are being drawn, and a new map for those districts could be released sometime this week.
Three weeks before lawmakers hope to leave St. Paul for the year, a select few are at work over political maps that would play a role in elections for years to come.
Official population numbers in hand, Minnesota lawmakers are forging ahead with plans to redraw the state’s legislative and congressional district boundaries.
The redistricting debate in Minnesota will heat up this week with the release of the official census population counts for all the neighborhoods, cities and counties in the state.