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2010 Redistricting

You Can't Please Everyone

Jeff Reichert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Reichert

In the few months since Gerrymandering premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, "Jeff Reichert Gerrymandering" has rocketed to the top of my most frequently Googled phrases. Like all filmmakers I am a nervous parent.

Go National Locally: The One Thing You Can Do to Really Make a Difference in November

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin Delany

As ugly as the redistricting process can be, this is one year in which the reality of democracy meshes with its rhetoric -- an individual voter/donor/activist can make a difference,

FEC Allows Redistricting Campaigns To Raise Unlimited 'Soft Money'

AP | SHARON THEIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Federal election officials said Friday that members of Congress helping their parties finance redistricting fights can raise soft m...

Illinois Fair Map Coalition Buys Time To Get Signatures

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With every census comes the tortuous process of congressional redistricting. One Illinois group is hoping to make that process a little bit less messy...

Five Reasons Republicans Shouldn't Be So Confident about November

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin Delany

Let's start with the cold facts: three straight quarters of economic growth. Three months of job growth. A stabilizing housing market...

End Gerrymandering

Jeff Reichert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Reichert

We hope that by November will be a clearinghouse for redistricting news and information from around the country as well as a place to meet up and plan reform activity.

How to Win the Redistricting Fight in 2010

Greg Speed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Speed

Redistricting isn't determined by a national election, but by small blocs of voters in key states and districts who this year hold enormous sway over the direction of the country for the next ten years.

Governor races may influence presidential outcome

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Democratic and Republican governors' groups are raising record amounts of campaign cash for their candidates, and say a strong tu...