six-judge panel http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Panel tweaks redrawn Mo. Senate redistricting map http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/panel-tweaks-redrawn-mo-senate-redistricting-map <p>A six-judge panel that <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-missouri-state-house-senate-redistricting-maps-released">redrew Missouri&rsquo;s State House and Senate districts</a> has <a href="http://oa.mo.gov/bp/redistricting/documents/120911/Senate%20Apportionment%20Plan%208.5x11%20Statewide.pdf">made&nbsp;a few changes</a>&nbsp;to the Senate map.</p><p>The original map had raised constitutional concerns because it divided rural Johnson County in western Missouri among two separate Senate districts.&nbsp; The county is represented in the Senate by Republican<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/members/mem31.htm"> David Pearce </a>of Warrensburg. Fri, 09 Dec 2011 22:40:11 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2651 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Panel tweaks redrawn Mo. Senate redistricting map Six-judge panel hears redistricting proposals for Mo. House and Senate seats http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/six-judge-panel-hears-redistricting-proposals-mo-house-and-senate-seats <p>Numerous proposals to redraw Missouri&rsquo;s <a href="http://house.mo.gov/">State House </a>and <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Senate</a> district maps were delivered today to a six-judge panel in Jefferson City.</p><p>The interested parties include several current and former lawmakers from both political parties.&nbsp; A coalition of St. Louis-area senators pitched a map&nbsp;that&#39;s designed to&nbsp;prevent the region from losing a State Senate seat.&nbsp; Republican <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/members/mem15.htm">Eric Schmitt</a> of Glendale says the metro area has not lost enough population to justify losing a Senate district. Fri, 14 Oct 2011 00:41:27 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2246 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Six-judge panel hears redistricting proposals for Mo. House and Senate seats Hearing tomorrow on Missouri's State House and Senate redistricting maps http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hearing-tomorrow-missouris-state-house-and-senate-redistricting-maps <p><em>Updated 10:43 a.m. Oct. 13 with corrected location of hearings</em></p><p>A judicial panel charged with redrawing Missouri&rsquo;s<a href="http://house.mo.gov/"> State House </a>and<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/"> Senate </a>districts will begin taking comments from the public tomorrow.</p><p>The six-judge panel will draw new maps because two panels made up of Democrats and Republicans failed to reach agreements on them before the August deadline. Wed, 12 Oct 2011 23:24:36 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2237 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hearing tomorrow on Missouri's State House and Senate redistricting maps