redistricting

Missouri congressional Redistricting
7:21 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

Mo. lawmakers send "grand compromise" redistricting map to Gov. Nixon

The "Grand Compromise Map" as agreed upon today by negotiators in the Missouri House of Representatives and the Missouri Senate.
(Missouri Senate)

Nearly a week after failing to agree on a congressional redistricting map, House and Senate negotiators unveiled a compromise which both chambers passed Wednesday night.

The “grand compromise map” resolves sticking points over how to divvy up Jefferson County among three congressional districts and St. Charles County among two.

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Missouri Redistricting
12:11 pm
Fri April 22, 2011

Mo. House OKs another proposed redistricting map

The congressional district map adopted as an amendment to legislation today by the Missouri House of Representatives.
(Missouri House Communications)

Missouri House members have voted to approve another congressional redistricting proposal just a few hours after negotiations over a map broke down with senators.

The House endorsed another map by voice-vote on Friday. House supporters say it was designed to address a couple senators' concerns over other redistricting proposals.

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Missouri congressional redistricting
6:22 am
Fri April 22, 2011

Mo. House, Senate negotiators fail to agree on redistricting maps

(l-r) State Senator Scott Rupp (R, Wentzville) and State Rep. John Diehl (R, Town and Country), at the start of a long night of failed negotiations.
Marshall Griffin, St. Louis Public Radio

House and Senate negotiators have failed to reach an agreement on a congressional redistricting map before today’s self-imposed deadline.

Republican House leaders had wanted a compromise map ready to pass before Easter Weekend, in order to have time to override a potential veto from Democratic Governor Jay Nixon during the regular session.

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MO Statehouse
12:35 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

Mo. House takes the day off, again

Mo. House of Representatives
Marshall Griffin, St. Louis Public Radio

For the second time this week, the Missouri House has taken a day off from floor action.

And once again, it’s tied to the struggle between the House and Senate over congressional redistricting.

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Morning round-up
6:32 am
Mon April 18, 2011

Morning headlines: Monday, April 18, 2011

Metro East residents will get to voice their opinion today about redrawing state and federal legislative districts in Illinois
(via Flickr/Mark and Allegra)

IL residents can weigh in on redistricting

Residents of the Metro East will have an opportunity to voice their opinions today on how state lawmakers should redraw Illinois'  Congressional and state legislative districts.

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Missouri Congressional Redistricting
6:55 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Mo. House rejects Senate redistricting map, asks for conference

The congressional redistricting map passed Wednesday by the Mo. Senate and rejected today by the Mo. House.
Mo. Senate

The Missouri House has rejected the changes made to its redistricting map by the Senate, which on Wednesday took its own map and substituted it in the House bill before passing it.

The main sticking point appears to be how much of Jefferson County will fall into the rural southeastern Missouri congressional district.

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Missouri congressional redistricting
7:53 pm
Tue April 12, 2011

Mo. Senate begins redistricting debate

The redistricting map passed by the Mo. House is currently before the Mo. Senate.
Mo. House of Representatives

The congressional redistricting map passed by the Missouri House last week is now in the hands of the State Senate.

And the consensus so far is that both Democrats and Republicans don’t like it.

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Morning round-up
9:33 am
Tue April 12, 2011

Morning headlines: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Missouri Capitol Rotundra. Missouri Senate leaders plan to debate legislation redrawing Missouri's congressional districts and allowing utilities to charge electric customers for some costs of developing a nuclear power plant.
Flickr/jimbowen0306

Missouri Senate to Debate Marquee Issues Today

Missouri Senate leaders plan to debate legislation redrawing Missouri's congressional districts and allowing utilities to charge electric customers for some costs of developing a second nuclear power plant in the state. Both bills are likely to generate significant discussion.

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Missouri congressional redistricting
10:01 pm
Mon April 11, 2011

Mo. Senate committee passes House redistricting map

The GOP-crafted congressional redistricting map has passed the Senate Redistricting Committee 4-3.
Mo. House of Representatives

The congressional redistricting map passed by the Missouri House last week has narrowly passed a State Senate committee.

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missouri congressional redistricting
1:05 pm
Fri April 8, 2011

Mo. GOP redistricting maps may face filibuster

The GOP redistricting map passed this week by the Mo. House
Mo. House of Representatives

Another filibuster in the Missouri Senate may be brewing, this time over redistricting.   

Majority Floor Leader Tom Dempsey (R, St. Charles) says he expects fellow GOP Senator Bill Stouffer (R, Napton) to try and block the redistricting map passed this week by the House, and possibly the Senate version as well.

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