Redistricting commission picks Neuberg as independent chair

Learn the name Erika Schupak Neuberg — she may be one of the important people in Arizona politics for the next year, and her impact will resonate for a decade.

A GOP senator marshalled her supporters to back a gun store owner to lead the redistricting panel

A bombastic pro-Trump state senator from Flagstaff is supporting Robert Wilson to be the fifth and final member of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Committee, and residents of her legislative district have flooded the panel with comments urging his selection as chairman.

Redistricting commission interviews chair candidates in first meeting

The first and perhaps most important decision that the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission makes will have to wait.

Redistricting commission will meet to choose independent chair

The four partisan members of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will hold their first meeting on Thursday, and their first order of business will likely be the most important decision they’ll ever make: choosing a chair who will decide the shape of state politics for the next decade.

Judge dismisses Dem lawsuit challenging independent redistricting candidates

Democratic legislative leaders’ lawsuit to disqualify two of the five finalists for independent chair of the state’s next redistricting commission fell flat after a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled that the disputed applicants didn’t violate the criteria set out in the Arizona Constitution.

Former Navajo gaming official is fourth redistricting commissioner

The four partisan members of the next Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission are set after Senate Minority Leader David Bradley chose Derrick Watchman, the former head of Navajo Nation’s gaming operations who now runs a banking and finance advisory company, as the panel’s second Democrat.

Fann picks Maricopa County businessman as second Republican for redistricting commission

Senate President Karen Fann selected Douglas York, who runs an irrigation and landscape supply company in Phoenix, as the second Republican and third overall member of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.

First Democrat named to Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission The selection by Rep. Charlene Fernandez came hours after a lawsuit...

House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez has selected Shereen Lerner, an anthropology and archaeology professor at Mesa Community College, as the first Democratic member of the next Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.

Judge to hear arguments on halting redistricting selection process

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge will hear arguments Thursday morning over whether to temporarily halt the selection process for the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission during a lawsuit seeking to disqualify two finalists for the panel.

Democrats sue to remove two independents from list of AIRC finalists

Legislative Democrats are suing to remove two applicants from the list of independent finalists for the next redistricting commission, arguing that one is disqualified because he’s registered as a lobbyist while the other should be removed because he’s not a true independent.
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