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[VIDEO] Why are Districts so Crazy?

18.Apr.2017by Amanda in Redistricting· 0 comments

Many people look at the maps of legislative districts and shake their heads in disbelief. The boundaries of numerous┬ácongressional, state senate, and state representative districts are pretty crazy. It might look hopeless at first, but it is possible to restore some sanity and greater accountability to the redistricting process. Watch and see!  

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Holt II Decision in Review Part 3: The Puzzlers Continued

29.Jul.2013by Amanda in Redistricting· 0 comments

Our final look at the Holt II decision brings us to a second puzzlement in the majority opinion.

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Holt II Decision in Review Part 2: The Puzzlers

25.Jul.2013by Amanda in Redistricting· 0 comments

While celebrating the small victories contained within in the Holt II decision, there are still two points of puzzlement. Today we will look at the first of these.

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Holt II Decision in Review: Part 1

24.Jul.2013by Amanda in Redistricting· 1 comment

The redrawing of Pennsylvania’s legislative districts is at an end. But the effects of the new districts and impact of the court’s decision continues. On the surface, the decision in Holt II may seem like a total loss until we pause to take a closer look.

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Let Freedom Ring!

17.Sep.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 1 comment

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day would be incomplete without reflecting on the impact of redistricting on representation and the magnitude of what is at stake.

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The Next Step: Oral Arguments

12.Sep.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 1 comment

Now that the petitions, briefs, and responses have been filed, the next step in this legal proceeding arrives.

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Latest Holt Petition Filed

16.Jul.2012by Amanda in Redistricting· 3 comments

Read about the latest milestone in my redistricting journey along with what’s coming up next in the process.

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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.

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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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[VIDEO] 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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