Posts Tagged ‘ remapping ’

Cook County to Begin Redistricting

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February 13, 2012

Cook County Commissioners Debra Sims (D) and Peter Silvestri (R) will head up the county effort to redistrict the 17 county districts. “I have heard a lot from my constituents,” Commissioner John Fritchey told the Times of North West Indiana. “A lot of Chicagoans are discouraged by the process.” However Sims and Silvestri promised...
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Last minute map approved by City Council

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January 19, 2012
Last minute map approved by City Council

A remapping proposal has passed Chicago City Council by a vote of 41-8.
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Three map proposals for City Council

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January 11, 2012

The three competing map proposals for Chicago City Council are presented through Google interactive maps.
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2nd Ward Map Proposal introduced

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December 17, 2011

A second remapping proposal was submitted to the Chicago City Clerk Friday. The proposal is in opposition to a proposal submitted by about 16 aldermen on Thursday.
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Polish Americans Demand Representation in New Map

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November 3, 2011
Polish Americans Demand Representation in New Map

Polish residents told aldermen they were underserved by the 2000 ward mapping, demanding greater representation in the next remap.
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Illinois House on 2nd reading of remap; Unusual weekend hearings

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May 24, 2011
Illinois House on 2nd reading of remap; Unusual weekend hearings

Activists asked for tweaks to create more minority districts as a May 31 deadline looms in the Statehouse.
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Illinois Congressional redistricting will punish GOP

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May 19, 2011
Illinois Congressional redistricting will punish GOP

A number of signs that the Republicans are in for a hard time when Congressional maps for redistricting are released soon. Several different sites are forecasting maps that will expand the Democratic portion of the Congressional delegation to from 11 to 13 seats. The Democrats currently hold eight seats. The Capitolfax site reports Charlie...
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Redistricting should be transparent and honor recognized communities of interest

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May 14, 2011
Redistricting should be transparent and honor recognized communities of interest

In an editorial, The Bulldog calls on the legislature to be transparent about remapping and to respect existing communities of interest.
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