Redistricting

House Redistricting Recap

07.Jun.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 3 comments

Having reminded ourselves of glaring constitutional violations in the Revised Preliminary Senate Plan, we now turn to the House. With the unveiling just hours away, this handy check list and quick review of the House are just in time.

Keep reading →

Senate Redistricting Recap

06.Jun.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 3 comments

One forgets a lot in 30 days, like why the revised preliminary plan still contained glaring constitutional violations. A handy check list and quick review of the Senate seemed timely with the public just days away from catching a first glimpse of the Revised Final Plan.

Keep reading →

Redistricting Testimony Update

22.May.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 0 comments

Brand new house map along with technical corrections to previously submitted testimony.

Keep reading →

Holt Legislative Redistricting 3rd Testimony

05.May.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 0 comments

Once again the failure of released preliminary maps to follow the PA Constitution left multiple counties, municipalities, and wards suffering. Learn how specifically what went wrong and how the commission can correct this in my testimony.

Keep reading →

Stay Engaged

23.Apr.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 1 comment

It is important for citizens to stay engaged in this redistricting process, but several have asked how they can do this. There are three specific ways that come to mind.

Keep reading →

Redistricting Delaware County

12.Apr.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 0 comments

Having recently spent some time in Delaware County, it caused me to review how Delaware County was impacted by the now overturned Redistricting maps and compare this to the Holt evidence.

Keep reading →

Should Political Subdivisions Stay Whole?

11.Apr.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 2 comments

Ingrained into Pennsylvania’s Constitution is one component of representation that leads to an essential question. Finding an answer leads to unexpected places in Pennsylvania history with surprising relevance for today.

Keep reading →

The Story of Reapportionment

14.Mar.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 2 comments

Pennsylvania redistricting began with one fundamental issue and the document that forever shaped its future. This defining moment gave birth to a new kind of government. And that was just the beginning.

Keep reading →

Does Representation Matter to Me?

08.Mar.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 3 comments

What seems like an obscure issue may actually be the thread that ties together the things we hold most sacred. A look into its origins reveals that representation comes much closer to home than many of us realize.

Keep reading →

Watching Harrisburg Legislators

02.Mar.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 0 comments

What if you could be a spectator in the Pennsylvania State Capital while enjoying the comforts of home? Advances in technology means that the Redistricting Commission and your state legislators may be just a few clicks away.

Keep reading →