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Redistricting Testimony Update

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

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

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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.

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Holt Legislative Redistricting 2nd Testimony

19.Nov.2011by Amanda in Redistricting· 12 comments

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.

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Holt Legislative Redistricting Testimony

11.Oct.2011by Amanda in Redistricting· 1 comment

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission held a public hearing to allow concerned citizens, like myself, an opportunity to provide the commission with pre-map feedback. Broadcast on PCN, you can now watch what I shared!

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2000 Redistricting: Were Maps That Bad?

30.Sep.2011by Amanda in Redistricting· 5 comments

Were the districts in 2000 really as bad as what people are saying? Judge for yourself with the following map pictures.

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Redistricting Proposal: House Version Overview

30.Sep.2011by Amanda in Redistricting· 4 comments

Now that we have the big picture for the Senate, we will turn our attention to bottom line for the House districts. This overview is designed to quickly show you all 5 steps of the House proposal without all the detail.

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Redistricting Proposal: Senate Version Overview

30.Sep.2011by Amanda in Redistricting· 4 comments

Some of us are just big picture people and would like to know the bottom line or main idea quickly. This overview is designed to quickly show you all 5 steps of the Senate proposal without all the detail.

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Redistricting Proposal: Senate Version Step 2

30.Sep.2011by Amanda in Redistricting· 1 comment

Step 2 involves creating regions and verifying that the new population totals are within the allowed variant range. With map and pencil in hand, I was ready to begin.

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Redistricting Proposal: Senate Version Step 1

28.Sep.2011by Amanda in Redistricting· 2 comments

Step 1: County Apportionment We must figure out how many senators (or parts of a senator) each County¬†receives. A large county will have a high portion (like Philadelphia at¬†6.01). Small counties will have a low portion (like Cameron at .02). It is a two part process. First we get the the target average for the […]

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Redistricting Proposal: Overview

28.Sep.2011by Amanda in Redistricting· 1 comment

Redistricting is not normally associated with terms like impartial and non-partisan. The method proposed shows that that can all change. A proven alternative is ready to be used right now.

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