The U.S. Census Bureau will host a news briefing on December 15th to announce demographic estimates. Some field workers claim they were instructed to falsify data of nonresponsive households.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Monday concerning President Trump’s intention to apportion based upon the total number of legal residents.
After GOP success in state legislative elections, states prepare for the next redistricting cycle.
A new two-step method developed by Cornell researchers seeks fairness in redistricting.
House Speaker Michael Madigan’s influence over redistricting is uncertain.
A coalition of activist groups seeks to pressure the Republican-dominated legislature over redistricting.
It is unlikely for new state legislative districts to be redrawn before the state’s off-year elections.
Both the state legislature and a commission will draft new districts, but the commission lacks any force of law.
Citizen applications for the state’s redistricting commission are open and can be found here. Eight legislators were appointed to the new redistricting commission.