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Supreme Court to hear challenge to Arizona legislative maps

Supreme Court to hear challenge to Arizona legislative maps

The case centers on whether an independent commission erred in creating 30 districts with big population differences.

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Supreme Court upholds Arizona congressional lines

Supreme Court upholds Arizona congressional lines

Voters amended the Arizona Constitution in 2000 to give a commission the power to draw congressional maps.

June 29, 2015 4:28 pm Photos

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Supreme Court upholds Arizona's congressional lines

Supreme Court upholds Arizona's congressional lines

Justices ruled in favor of the work of the Independent Redistricting Commission.

June 29, 2015 8:00 amLoading…
Bill reinforcing independent congressional redistricting introduced

Bill reinforcing independent congressional redistricting introduced

U.S. House bill would bar Arizona Legislature from redrawing lines until the 2020 census.

May 22, 2015 7:25 pm Photos

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Supreme Court hearing Arizona congressional lines case today

Supreme Court hearing Arizona congressional lines case today

Republican lawmakers want the power to redraw congressional district lines.

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Supreme Court to hear Arizona redistricting case

Supreme Court to hear Arizona redistricting case

The justices set March 2 to hear arguments about who gets to draw the state's political boundaries.

December 23, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
US justices could toss legislative maps in AZ

US justices could toss legislative maps in AZ

Lawyer says Voting Act drove new districts, not politics as GOP claims.

November 16, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Supreme Court to review Arizona districting commission

Supreme Court to review Arizona districting commission

The justices to decide if the U.S. Constitution requires lawmakers to make the boundaries.

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Republicans ask Supreme Court to scrap legislative districts

Republicans ask Supreme Court to scrap legislative districts

PHOENIX — Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state’s 30 legislative districts.

August 28, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Arizona redistricting fight goes to Supreme Court

Arizona redistricting fight goes to Supreme Court

Will state lawmakers get to redraw congressional lines?

August 05, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
AZ redistricting fight goes to Supreme Court

AZ redistricting fight goes to Supreme Court

Voters had a right to take redistricting away from the Legislature, lawyer says.

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State lawmakers take redistricting challenge to U.S. Supreme Court

PHOENIX — The Arizona Legislature asked the U.S. Supreme Court this week to give its members back the right to draw the lines for the state’s nine congressional districts.

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Federal court upholds new Arizona legislative district maps

PHOENIX — A federal court refused Tuesday to disturb the lines for the state’s 30 legislative districts even if they were designed in part to favor Democrats.

April 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Federal ruling upholds Arizona's new legislative districts

Federal ruling upholds Arizona's new legislative districts

PHOENIX — A federal court refused today to disturb the lines for the state's 30 legislative districts even if they might favor Democrats.

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Court dismisses challenge to Arizona congressional maps

PHOENIX — Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.

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GOP effort to void Independent Redistricting Commission continues

PHOENIX — A lawyer for the Republican-controlled Legislature asked a federal court Friday to void a decision by Arizona voters to have an independent commission decide how the state is divided into its nine congressional districts.

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Commission's backers want court to dismiss redistricting lawsuit

PHOENIX — Supporters of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to rule the Legislature has no right to challenge the voter-approved law.

December 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Redistricting Commission asks court to dismiss challenge to Congressional lines

PHOENIX — Attorneys for the Independent Redistricting Commission are asking a federal court to dismiss what they contend is a power grab by state lawmakers.

October 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona Republicans need to change themselves, not legislative boundaries

Republicans in the Legislature continued their shameless attack on the Independent Redistricting Commission last week, this time asking a federal court to take away the commission’s power to redraw congressional districts just in time for the 2014 elections.

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Voting Rights ruling could affect Arizona's 30 legislative districts

PHOENIX - A bid by Republicans to upend the state's 30 legislative districts could be bolstered - thrown out of federal court - because of the actions of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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