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Arizona Redistricting Commission gives final certification to new election maps

In one last split vote, the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission certified the new legislative map - now, the new maps are on their way to the Secretary of State’s Office, the final step required to enshrine them as the districts the state will use through the 2030 election. ... Read more»1

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Arizona redistricting commissioners exchange accusations, final map certification delayed

Arizona redistricting commissioners spent several hours airing accusations and grievances over the recently concluded mapmaking process but unexpectedly adjourned without certifying the final congressional and legislative districts. ... Read more»1

Who won and who lost with the new Arizona legislative districts?

Political fortunes for a number of lawmakers shifted when the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission approved its final legislative map, granting a reprieve to some who were facing trouble and giving others new headaches as they head into their re-election campaigns.... Read more»1

Arizona Redistricting Commission splits on legislative map on fractious final day

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission approved the final congressional and legislative maps that the state will use until 2032, ending their work with an acrimonious split vote on the legislative map and accusations of violations of the state constitution.... Read more»1

Heated day of partisan fighting ends with unlikely agreement on Arizona congressional map

After a day of accusations, recriminations and partisan sniping, the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission paved the way for a possible unanimous vote on the final version of the congressional map the state will use for the next decade. ... Read more»

Arizona commissioners debate competitive legislative districts as final decision looms

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission reached potential compromises to a handful of competitive legislative districts, though Tucson congressional boundaries are still perhaps the most contentious issue in the AIRC’s recent debates over the congressional map. ... Read more»

Democrats notch big wins in Arizona redistricting as final maps take shape

Democrats got a pair of big wins Friday in determining the direction of the state’s next legislative and congressional districts when the chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission voted to adopt their maps.... Read more»1

Republicans hold the edge as Arizona redistricting nears completion

Democrats at the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission notched a rare win as the independent chairwoman sided with them on a starting point for the congressional map, only to see the GOP make gains when the new districts were unveiled.... Read more»

Arizona Redistricting Commission plans for milestone vote between Republican, Dem proposals

Final maps are still a little ways off, but the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will hit a major turning point at its next meeting when it will decide whether to move forward with either the Democratic or Republican proposals as its only template.... Read more»1

Latest Arizona redistricting changes bolster GOP chances

Republicans would fare well in the state’s next congressional map under a series of changes members of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission proposed at Thursday's commission meeting after several hours of tense debate.... Read more»

As Arizona redistricting panel mulls changes to draft maps, partisan schisms appear

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission returned to action Monday and took the first steps in crafting the boundaries of what will become the final congressional and legislative districts the state will use for the next decade.... Read more»

Az legislative leaders sound off on redistricting, competitiveness

Legislative leaders presented a list of grievances over Latino districts, competitiveness and a GOP lawmaker’s attempt to influence his Tucson-area legislative district, as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle got an opportunity to address the state’s remapping panel in person.... Read more»

Flashpoints emerge as Arizonans lobby redistricting commission for changes

After weeks of hearings on the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s draft maps of its proposed legislative and congressional districts, members of the public have no shortage of gripes about how the lines are drawn or suggestions on how to make them better.... Read more»

Draft maps approved: 4 competitive Arizona congressional seats, 6 legislative districts

Four of Arizona’s congressional districts would be competitive, with two as legitimate toss-up seats, under a new draft map adopted Thursday by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. Republicans would have three safe seats and Democrats would have two.... Read more»

Pima County GOP official submitted redistricting map favored by SALC biz group

A set of proposed legislative districts that was attributed to a Tucson business group was actually submitted to the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission by the No. 3 official in the Pima County Republican Party. ... Read more»1

Arizona Redistricting Commission will review proposed Tucson changes as it prepares for big vote

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will have three potential legislative maps to consider on Thursday after Democratic Commissioner Shereen Lerner suggested changes she’d like to see to proposed legislative districts in southern Arizona.... Read more»

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