Redistricting

Redistricting commission hopes to make the most out of census data delay

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is trying to look at the bright side of an expected months-long delay in the census data that is needed before they can do their job of drawing the state’s new congressional and legislative districts.

Another delay in critical census data threatens redistricting

A newly announced delay in the census data states rely on to draw new congressional and legislative districts seems certain to push back the work of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, which could leave Arizonans and the candidates they’ll be voting for waiting until after the new year to find out what districts they’ll be in.

Redistricting commission begins search for executive director

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission began its search for executive director, the first of several major hires it must make before it gets down to the business of drawing congressional and legislative districts.

Redistricting chairwoman says she has the tools to forge consensus on AIRC

Erika Neuberg is hoping her background, both professional and political, will serve her well as she embarks on a mission to reach maximum consensus on the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.

Redistricting commission hopes to act quickly on staff while it awaits Census data

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission wants to move quickly in hiring the staff and legal counsel it needs before it can get down to the business of drawing new congressional and legislative districts, though that may leave the panel in a prolonged holding panel as it waits for delayed data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Editor’s Thought Bubble: Get ready for a break-neck redistricting schedule

Yesterday's news that state-level Census data won't be available until the end of July -- and possibly later -- complicates things for the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. A decade ago, that data was available...

Delay in census data could push back Arizona redistricting work

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission likely won’t be able to start drawing new district lines until August thanks to a delay in data from the 2020 Census.

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.
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