Ohio settled its lawsuit against the U.S. Census Bureau after reaching an agreement whereby the Bureau would provide the State with legacy format census data by August 16.
Democratic state legislators unveiled their proposed legislative redistricting plans, which Republicans, interest groups, and minority groups are criticizing as partisan and inaccurate. State Democrats also released their proposed plan for state Supreme Court districts, prompting similar criticisms from Republicans.
A member of the state’s independent redistricting commission resigned this week following the adoption of rules requiring financial disclosures from commissioners.
A U.S. Census Bureau official confirmed to the state’s redistricting commission that they will receive legacy census data enabling them to begin redrawing districts by August 16.