The Lasting Impact of 2010 Election: Redistricting Cementing Republican House Majority

By: Thursday October 25, 2012 1:17 pm

Whether you think that Democrats lost the House and a majority of state legislatures in 2010 because of a lack of improvement in the economy, the natural cycle of out-party gains in a midterm election, the clever use of Republican obstructionism to dampen economic performance, those damn liberals who didn’t clap loudly enough, or whatever, [...]

Hopes of Redistricting Gains for Republicans Fade

By: Thursday April 7, 2011 10:52 am

I remember Republicans crowing that a big side effect to their victories in the 2010 elections would be that they control the redistricting process, and that they would be able to gerrymander the maps and allow themselves continued dominance in the House of Representatives. But the reality is proving a lot different. In Iowa, despite [...]

Census Reapportionment: Texas and Florida Gain Most, Ohio and New York Lose Most

By: Tuesday December 21, 2010 8:51 am

The National Press Club is hosting the release of 2010 Census data right now, and as expected, states in the South and especially the West are the biggest beneficiaries, while states in the Northeast and Midwest are losing population. Eighteen states will see different apportionment as opposed to 10 years ago, while 32 states will [...]

Reapportionment, FCC Net Neutrality Hearings Scheduled for Tomorrow

By: Monday December 20, 2010 8:46 am

Despite it being the week before Christmas, there are a couple huge deals coming down, even outside of Congress, which could ratify a nuclear arms reduction treaty. Tomorrow, the US Census will provide the preliminary results of their 2010 canvas, including the reapportionment of Congressional seats to the various states. So we’ll know which states [...]

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