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Independent Redistricting Commission

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 pmLoading…
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.

July 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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.

May 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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.

April 29, 2014 1:48 pmLoading…

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.

February 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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.

January 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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.

July 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Lawmakers to pony up for redistricting legal fees

PHOENIX - State lawmakers are about to give the Independent Redistricting Commission another $635,226 in tax dollars to continue to fight lawsuits - including one filed by legislators themselves.

April 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona redistricting challenge heads to US court today

PHOENIX - Republican interests head to federal court today hoping to realign the state's legislative districts more to their liking.

March 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

$500K cash infusion OK'd for redistricting commission

PHOENIX - The Independent Redistricting Commission is going to get the cash it needs, at least enough to get it through a trial set to begin next month.

February 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Redistrict panelists can claim immunity

PHOENIX - Members of the Independent Redistricting Commission do not need to answer certain questions from those who are suing them, a federal court has ruled.

February 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Legislature ponies up $500K for map panel

Legislature ponies up $500K for map panel

Senate President Andy Biggs says the $500,000 will let commission lawyers be ready for a trial set to begin in March.

February 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Legislature ponies up $500K for map panel

Legislature ponies up $500K for map panel

PHOENIX - State lawmakers grudgingly approved $500,000 Thursday to keep the Independent Redistricting Commission in business - and help it fight the Legislature.

February 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Court halts probe of redistricting commission

PHOENIX - The state Court of Appeals blocked prosecutors Tuesday from further inquiries into whether the Independent Redistricting Commission broke the law in how it hired a consultant.

December 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Court to allow redistricting challenge

PHOENIX - A federal court has agreed to give Republicans a chance to argue the state's 30 legislative districts should be redrawn for the 2014 election.

November 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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