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Arizona's redistricting conundrum: Just what is a community of interest?

Broadly speaking, a community of interest is any grouping of people with common needs, concerns or interests - or it could be border communities that are similarly affected by federal policy on immigration and trade - or it could be "what people tell you it is".... Read more»

With preclearance gone, redistricting in Arizona enters a new frontier

For the first time in decades, Arizona’s map-drawers are crafting the state’s new congressional and legislative districts without a key provision of the Voting Rights Act guiding their decisions, stoking concerns about representation for Latino and Native American voters.... Read more»1

Arizona election redistricting consultant defends work on Latino district maps

A mapping consultant selected by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission says some of its past work has been mischaracterized, while critics point to a track record from National Demographics Corporation that they say shows a history of disadvantaging Latino voters.... Read more»