Redistricting

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.

Bowers picks Tucson developer as first redistricting commissioner The move kicks off the selection process far earlier than in...

House Speaker Rusty Bowers has selected the first member of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, choosing David Mehl, a southern Arizona developer, as the first of two Republican commissioners.

Arizona GOP warns against Republican redistricting applicant

The Arizona Republican Party is urging GOP leadership in the legislature to steer clear of one particular candidate for the state’s redistricting commission.

Flower shop owner replaces history teacher as redistricting panel finalist

The owner of a luxury floral boutique in Scottsdale will be the fifth finalist for independent chair of Arizona’s next redistricting commission after a previous finalist withdrew from contention.

Independent IRC chair candidate withdraws from consideration

One of the five candidates for independent chair of the next redistricting commission has withdrawn from consideration. Nicole Cullen, an American history, government and criminal justice teacher at Perry High School in Gilbert, withdrew her...

Timing may be everything when it comes to redistricting commission picks

The timeline for appointing the four partisan members of the next Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is unclear, and the answer could determine not only when the selections are made but who is making them. Republican...

Five of these 25 people will draw new legislative and congressional districts

The list of finalists for the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission has been set.

Five finalists to lead Independent Redistricting Committee chosen

The five finalists to be the chair of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, who could be one of the most important and influential people in the state’s politics for the next decade, were chosen Thursday.

Commission to interview 11 independent chair applicants

Among the 11 independents who are in the running to helm the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission are people who have been active in the political world for years, business owners, teachers and lawyers.

Two independent candidates for redistricting panel support GOP candidates

Two people who applied to be the independent chairman of Arizona’s next redistricting commission have shown recent support for Republican candidates, public commenters warned the nominating panel that vets the candidates.
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