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LRC Preliminary Maps: Exceptions

Click here to view the presentation Click here to view the Exceptions filed to the Senate Plan Click here to view the Exceptions filed to the...

Pennsylvania Congressional Redraw 2022: Second Draft

While congressional districts are allowed to have small population differences between districts, most states stick with a zero deviation. I still believe Pennsylvania would...

LRC Preliminary Maps: First Look

The Legislative Reapportionment Commission unveiled preliminary maps for Pennsylvania Senate and House districts on December 16. One month earlier, I presented draft State Senate and...

Pennsylvania Legislative District Redraw 2022: First Draft

Click here to view the handout and draft maps.  I ask that you consider five principles as you draw legislative maps. Consider this definition of absolute...

Pennsylvania Congressional Redraw 2022: First Draft

Pennsylvania now has the 2020 Census Data and knows it will be going from 18 congressional districts to 17. What might a new map...

[Video] Redistricting & The Big Game: What is fair?

Redistricting has more in common with sports than one might think. Explore a few similarities football style! In the end, rules matter.

Why Senate Bill 22 Just Became a Little Worse

As least some of the amendments to Senate Bill 22 were not for better and should concern those interested in letting citizens be heard.

[VIDEO] Need for a Redistricting Framework: Men are Not Angels

If people wish for free government to continue, they must remember to factor human nature into any redistricting equation. Otherwise, the voice of the...

April 24 Testimony on Redistricting Legislation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bh3CF8fb1xA Watch my testimony before the Senate Government Committee. The entire hearing is available online at: http://www.pasenategop.com/blog/042418-2/. Read highlights of my written testimony below...

[VIDEO] Why are Measurable Standards Needed in Redistricting?

Accountability in government hinges on one key factor that is currently missing in Pennsylvania's redistricting process. The voice of the people must be protected.