Redistricting

6:00am

Tue October 11, 2011
Politics

Colorado’s Redistricting Issue Goes to Court

Colorado Statesman

As was the case ten years ago a court will have the final say in how the state’s congressional districts are drawn. The process happens every decade based on updated population figures from the census. But lawmakers failed to agree on a plan during the legislative session. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about the pending hearing.

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6:00am

Tue August 30, 2011
State Politics

Reapportionment and Redistricting - both are Tedious

Colorado Statesman

Colorado’s House and Senate districts are redrawn every ten years based on census data just like the state’s congressional districts. Reapportionment and redistricting efforts are underway – and both have their share of issues. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff for more.

8:26am

Sun May 22, 2011
State Capitol

Lawsuits Filed over Legislatures Failure to Redraw Congressional Lines

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Now that the state legislature has failed to redraw new congressional lines, it’ll be up to a judge to pick a congressional map for Colorado to help determine future members of Congress. Republicans and Democrats have filed lawsuits in Denver District Court and expect the process to move fairly quickly.

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5:41pm

Mon May 16, 2011
Politics

Colorado Legislative Redistricting Begins Amid Bi-Partisan Promises

The state legislature may have failed to redraw Colorado's U.S. Congressional districts. But a separate commission now taking its shot at redrawing state legislative house and senate districts says its ground rules are different and thus partisan fights could be minimized. 

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8:45am

Wed May 11, 2011
State Capitol

Legislature Fails on Redistricting, Courts Will Likely Decide

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The state legislature failed to reach a compromise to draw new congressional districts, and depending on who you ask, you get a vastly different picture of how and when things broke down. The issue will now likely go to the courts for a judge to decide new maps.

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