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Deborah Howard

Deborah Howard

Deborah Howard became an Arizonan in 2017 after a career in Washinton, D.C., and Sacramento, CA that intersected government, public affairs and communications. Since moving to Arizona she has become immersed in progressive advocacy through Indivisible Arizona, Swing Left Maricopa County, her local LD, and voter registration as Deputy Registrar with Maricopa County. She currently leads the Indivisible Arizona statewide Redistricting Team.

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AIRC must draw fair districts that properly balance criteria, including competitiveness

By: and - October 12, 2021

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is preparing to immerse itself in the heart of its task: creating new boundaries for the state’s nine congressional and 30 legislative districts.  This Friday the commissioners will meet to propose changes to the maps and are scheduled to generate an official “draft map” a week later. After that, they […]