Voting districts

April 16, 2020 - 4:21 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers' legal counsel signaled Thursday that the May 12 special election in northern Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District will likely go on as scheduled, a week after he said the governor was eyeing delaying it due to the coronavirus outbreak. Evers had pushed to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2020 file photo, 25th District congressional candidate and former Navy combat pilot Mike Garcia greets supporters in Simi Valley, Calif. The fight for an open U.S. House seat in a swing district north of Los Angeles provides Republicans with a rare opportunity to gain ground in heavily Democratic California, and the outcome could send a message about where voters place their trust during the coronavirus crisis. The toss-up contest between Republican Garcia and Democrat Christy Smith will inevitably be seen as a proxy vote on President Donald Trump’s leadership during the crisis. (AP Photo/Michael Blood,File)
April 13, 2020 - 12:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fight for an open U.S. House seat in a swing district north of Los Angeles provides Republicans with a rare opportunity to gain ground in heavily Democratic California, and the outcome could send a message about where voters place their trust during the coronavirus crisis...
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Convicted ex-Rep. Duncan Hunter, left, walks towards a court building for sentencing Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in San Diego. Hunter faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty on a corruption charge. Hunter served six terms representing one of Southern California's last solidly Republican districts before he resigned. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 17, 2020 - 2:05 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter was sentenced Tuesday to 11 months in prison after pleading guilty to stealing campaign funds and spending the money on everything from outings with friends to his daughter's birthday party. The ex-Marine's defense attorneys had asked...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2020, file photo, lawmakers conduct business on the floor of the Utah House of Representatives in Salt Lake City. The Utah Legislature is wrapping up its work for the year, capping off a session that saw major changes to the state's polygamy statute, a revision of a voter-approved redistricting law and a compromise on education funding. The 45-day meeting is ending in the shadow of the new coronavirus, which caused widespread cancellations but didn't cause major disruptions in legislative business. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
March 12, 2020 - 10:32 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Additional regulations for abortion could be coming for Utah as the Republican-controlled Legislature counts down the hours until the end of its session Thursday. A requirement for abortion clinics to cremate or bury fetal remains is already on GOP Gov. Gary Herbert’s desk...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2018 file photo, supporters of Missouri's redistricting ballot measure hold signs behind former state Sen. Bob Johnson as he serves as their spokesman during a press conference outside the Cole County Courthouse in Jefferson City, Mo. With the U.S. census approaching, some state lawmakers are attempting to alter voter-approved measures that were intended to reduce partisan gamesmanship when drawing new districts for the U.S. House and state legislatures. (AP Photo/David A. Lieb, File)
March 05, 2020 - 2:51 pm
When U.S census results are tallied each decade, it traditionally has been the task of state lawmakers and governors to redraw voting districts for seats in the U.S. House and state legislatures. But a growing number of states have shifted that job to special commissions or made other changes that...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2020, file photo, senators, from left, George Barker, D-Fairfax, Emmett Hanger, R-Augusta and Jennifer McClellan, D-Richmond, address a news conference by One Virginia 2021, dealing with redistricting, inside the Pocahontas Building in Richmond, Va. With the U.S. census approaching, some state lawmakers are attempting to alter voter-approved measures that were intended to reduce partisan gamesmanship when drawing new districts for the U.S. House and state legislatures. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, File)
March 05, 2020 - 2:11 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — With the census approaching, lawmakers in some states are attempting to alter recent voter-approved measures that were intended to reduce partisan gamesmanship when drawing new voting districts for the U.S. House and state legislatures. In Missouri and Utah, Republican-...
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Voters wait in line at an early polling site in San Antonio, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Friday is the final day for early voting and Election Day is Tuesday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
February 29, 2020 - 12:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — March is crunch time for Democratic presidential candidates, with a nominee likely to emerge over the next several weeks, if not sooner. Nearly two-thirds of the party’s national delegates are up for grabs in a 30-day time period starting with Saturday’s South Carolina primary...
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Voters wait in line at an early polling site in San Antonio, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Friday is the final day for early voting and Election Day is Tuesday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
February 28, 2020 - 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — March is crunch time for Democratic presidential candidates, with a nominee likely to emerge over the next several weeks, if not sooner. Nearly two-thirds of the party’s national delegates are up for grabs in a 30-day time period starting with Saturday’s South Carolina primary...
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Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses as he speaks at a campaign event in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 27, 2020 - 11:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders' ascendancy as Democrats' leading presidential hopeful fueled growing unease as lawmakers openly expressed anxiety that the self-proclaimed democratic socialist could cost them House control and questions abounded over what party leaders should do. House...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles County District Attorney, Jackie Lacey speaks during a news conference in Los Angeles. Two candidates running campaigns based around criminal justice reforms are trying to unseat the two-term district attorney of Los Angeles. Lacey is opposed by former San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and ex-public defender Rachel Rossi. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
February 27, 2020 - 9:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackie Lacey, the first black woman to lead the nation's largest local prosecutor's office, is fighting for a third term as Los Angeles County district attorney against a former police chief who says Lacey is too protective of law enforcement and puts too many people of color...
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