Redistricting

9:32am

Thu April 21, 2011
State Capitol

Redistricting Committee Reaches Impasse

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Colorado’s committee charged with redrawing congressional districts will miss its deadline for creating a bi-partisan map. The committee spent hours arguing and reached an impasse Wednesday evening. The group is now asking legislative leaders for more time to try and reach a compromise.

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10:15am

Wed April 20, 2011
State Capitol

Emotions Flare During Redistricting Hearing

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The state legislature is required to draw up new congressional maps to coincide with the latest census figures. But so far Republicans and Democrats on a bi-partisan committee have come up vastly different proposals.

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1:47pm

Tue December 21, 2010
Around the Nation

Census Data Will Reshape U.S. Political Landscape

States in the South and West gained residents — and political clout — at the expense of the Midwest and East, according to new census figures that will change the nation's political makeup.

The 2010 Census Bureau report, released Tuesday, officially put the U.S. population at 308.7 million, reflecting the lowest growth since the Great Depression. Texas and Nevada led the way, reinforcing a decades-long shift away from the traditional manufacturing belt and toward warmer regions of the country.

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