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New York Redistricting

How New York Could Improve Its Redistricting Process

Vince Barabba | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Vince Barabba

Instead of congratulating themselves and trumpeting the passage of what they are calling an historic reform of New York's redistricting process, New Yorkers should conduct an in-depth review of California's truly "independent" approach to redistricting.

Redistricting Gratification, Delayed

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Editorial boards across New York have called upon Governor Cuomo to veto the gerrymandered districts likely to be adopted by the state legislature. But calls for a veto at this stage miss the real point of redistricting reform.

Lady Gaga Needed to Stop New York Redistricting Disaster

Dan Collins | Posted 04.09.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Do you think there's a celebrity somewhere who'd be interested in taking on legislative redistricting? I know it's quite a lift. But if there was ever a good cause that needed some glamour, this is it.

Forum: Redistricting And Its Impact On Long Island Communities Of Color

Ted Hesson | Posted 04.02.2012 | New York
Ted Hesson

Last week, a New York State legislative task force released its statewide electoral district maps, the result of partisan wrangling in Albany notoriou...

Eye Sores And Eye Candy: The Impact Of Zoning In NYC

MetroFocus | Posted 01.05.2012 | New York

This month, New York City community boards will hold hearings on new zoning rules that would make it easier for developers and homeowners to make buil...

Beware the Gerrymander

Henry J. Stern | Posted 10.04.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The struggle for clean elections and clean district lines are part of the effort to insure fair, open and honest elections so that the voters' choices will be respected.

Senate Republicans Take Slow Road To End Gerrymandering

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Senate on Monday approved the first step in amending the state constitution to require independent redistricting to reform New Yor...