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MONDAY, FEB. 26, 2018

Proposal would shift power on state Redistricting Commission to Republicans, from current equal split

Idaho lawmakers on Monday proposed a measure with strong Republican support that would dramatically change the state's independent commission in charge of re-drawing congressional and legislative maps every decade. Redistricting is important because it can decide which party gets the majority of congressional and state legislative seats...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012

TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2012

MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2012


FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2012


Incumbents would face off in 10 districts 

Under the new legislative district plan adopted on a unanimous vote today by Idaho's redistricting commission, there are some notable matchups created between incumbents, including some that already would have happened under the previous plan, and some changes. Among the new contests: Senior Sens. Dean...

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Idaho legislative redistricting plan L-93

Redistricters adopt new legislative plan 

Idaho's bipartisan citizen redistricting commission has agreed on a new legislative plan, dubbed L-93; it's now up online on the commission's website. The six-member commission voted unanimously in favor of the new plan. "What we did was we revised L-87 at the direction of the...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2012

Idaho's citizen redistricting commission reviews proposed legislative district plans on Thursday; the commission reconvened after the Idaho Supreme Court invalidated its last legislative district plan. (Betsy Russell)

Redistricters back at work... 

Idaho's six citizen redistricting commissioners have been working straight through since 9 this morning, either in small working groups or as a full commission; they worked through lunch, while reviewing all seven of the plans that already have been submitted to the commission that have...

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Redistricters to convene at 9

Idaho's bipartisan citizen redistricting commission meets at 9 this morning in room C110 of the Capitol; thanks to Idaho Public Television, you can listen live here. According to its agenda, from 9:05 to 10:30, it'll hear from Brian Kane of the Idaho Attorney General's office...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2012

Redistricting fracas divides Idaho GOP

Here's a link to our full story at spokesman.com on today's drama over redistricting, with the timing of the state's primary election hanging in the balance and the fracas dividing Idaho's supermajority Republican Party. The Idaho Supreme Court stepped in today, halting a move by...

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MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2012


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