New Colorado legislative maps mean politicos are adapting to a statewide shakeup, with more competitive and fewer rural House and Senate districts.
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In 1985, James Batson, still smarting from a failed appeal in the Kentucky Supreme Court bidding to overturn burglary and stolen goods convictions, brought his case to the United States Supreme Court. He alleged that his Sixth and Fourteenth Amendment rights had been violated by a Kentucky prosecutor.
Colorado’s legislative redistricting commissioners debated, strategized and otherwise worked on their maps outside public meetings, raising transparency questions.
Colorado redistricting commissioners held talks outside of public meetings, including substantive debate about maps and suggestions for or cri…
Colorado’s legislative redistricting commission adopted a final state House district map plan late Monday night, by an 11-1 vote.
Colorado's legislative redistricting commissioners voted Friday to reallocate prisoners for the next decade's state House and Senate districts, meaning they'll be counted at their home residence and not where they were jailed during the census.
Colorado’s redistricting commissions will be touring the state in July and August, looking for your input on the congressional and legislative maps they’re redrawing.
As commissioners prepare for a meeting in the Denver metro area, they authorized their attorney to draft a pleading they hope to file Tuesday with the Colorado Supreme Court that will ask whether the final maps can come later than the deadlines put into the state constitution with the passage of amendments Y and Z.
Specifically, the Colorado Supreme Court said the lawmakers’ bill that would change this year’s redistricting process amounts to an unconstitutional infringement on the redistricting commissions’ authority to determine how to go about their once-in-a-decade work of redrawing the state’s political maps.