Redistricting Pittsburgh / Allegheny County

04.Oct.2011by Amanda in Redistricting· 2 comments

When it came to creating minority-majority districts in the Pittsburgh area, there was already one naturally created using previous steps. But Pittsburgh had two minority districts in 2000. Would the shrinking population in Allegheny cost them a minority district?

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Redistricting Allentown / Lehigh County

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

Step 4 of the Holt Proposal sent me tracking down minority populations. The city of Allentown in Lehigh County came up as one place that needed attention. And more than one solution presented itself.

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Ground Rules of State Redistricting

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

To really understand the redistricting process, one must begin by understanding the ground rules. The following rules apply specifically to Pennsylvania, but may also be true in other states.

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