For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.
In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
The congressional election districts lines for New York won’t be final until March 20, but the lines drawn by a federal judge appear likely to be the final plan.
The latest hope of overhauling New York politics by creating more competitive elections rests with closed-door horse trading this week by the Legislature’s powerful leaders and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Chairman John Farmer Jr., who is the Rutgers Law School dean, says Republicans and Democrats are likely to remain divided.
The 13-member commission has been sequestered inside a New Brunswick hotel since Monday, trading ideas on how to eliminate one of the state’s 13 seats.
Redistricting matters in two ways, says Rutgers University political science professor emeritus Gerald Pomper.
Democrats in New York’s Senate say election records show they received 240,000 more votes than the Republicans in the 2010 elections, proving the GOP majority must embrace nonpartisan redrawing of election districts — again.
Jersey City will hold a public hearing on Sunday afternoon about the state’s redistricting efforts.