Eye On Boise archive for Sept. 3, 2011


Two who aren't talking...

Half an hour into the hour break for sidebar discussions among redistricting commissioners on various regions, two members - Democratic Commissioner George Moses and GOP Commissioner Lou Esposito - still haven't talked. Moses said they won't, at least for now. "We're not going to meet,"...

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Redistricters look for compromises by region...

GOP Redistricting Commissioner Evan Frasure has presented another legislative redistricting plan, L-68, that has zero percent population deviation between the districts and splits 15 counties. "It's one-person one-vote carried to the extreme," he said. It makes a few adjustments to his zero-deviation plan from yesterday,...

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Idaho redistricting commission opens its meeting on the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend, with a Tuesday deadline looming (Betsy Russell)

Redistricters open Saturday session

It may be the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend, but Idaho's redistricting commission is in session. They have an audience this morning of a half-dozen government students. Democratic Co-Chairman Allen Andersen explained how the commission is trying to draw new legislative and congressional districts. "It's...

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