All posts tagged "redistricting"

  • Politics
    Sandoval Pleased With New Political Maps, Does Not Anticipate An Appeal

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Gov. Brian Sandoval said today he is pleased with the political boundaries created by a court-appointed panel of special masters, and does not anticipate a legal challenge to the new lines drawn for the 63 legislative and four congressional districts for the 2012 general election. “I want to...

  • Politics
    Clark County Republican Party Supports Hispanic Majority-Minority District

    (Clark County Republican Party) – On Monday and Tuesday, judicial hearings were held in Las Vegasand Carson City concerning the redistricting of state’s Legislative and Congressional districts that reflect demographic changes determined by the 2010 census.  The hearings were held by three Special Masters appointed by Carson City District Judge James T....

  • Government
    Taxpayers On The Hook For Special Masters’ Pay

    (Kyle Gillis/NPRI) – Several members of the public apologized to the special masters at Monday’s redistricting hearing, over the need for the masters to take up what was, constitutionally, the Legislature’s chore. In the end, however, the Legislature may need to apologize to the public. That’s because regardless of how the final...

  • Politics
    A Bi-Partisan Call for Partisan Redistricting

     (David Mansdoerfer) – Today, Citizen Outreach started a petition calling for Governor Sandoval to convene a special...

  • Politics
    Redistricting Results Expected Soon; Hearings On October 10, 11

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Racial gerrymandering, fracturing, packing, nesting – a three-hour hearing today in Carson...

  • Politics
    States Are Acting Like New Founding Fathers

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) – “The States are pushing back, doing exactly what the Founding Fathers did!” exclaimed attorney Mark Hutchison speaking at the Nevada Republican Men’s Club (NRMC) on Monday, September 12. Hutchison, with Hutchison & Steffen, was explaining how the Continental Congress reacted in 1773 to the Intolerable Acts, which...

  • Politics
    County Commissioners Ram Through Democrat-favored Redistricting Map

    NN&V Exclusive   (Rick Houghtelling) – The Clark County Commissioners completed their Redistricting plan for 2011 on Tuesday, August 16th. And to nobody’s surprise, they chose the map designated Plan C. The agenda for the day clearly stated that the Plan D map would be presented without public comment and that they...

  • Government
    Clark County Commission Announces Unveiling Of Redistricting Report

    (Lori Piotrowski) – In an e-mail sent to interested parties, the Clark County Board of Commissioners announced its intent to reveal final redistricting maps for the county. The Clark County Board of Commissioners will receive a report and have the opportunity to introduce an ordinance concerning redistricting at the upcoming August 2,...

  • Politics
    Redistricting Should Not Be Partisan

    (Woody Stroupe/Clark County Republican Party) – Redistricting is a consequence of the census. Every ten years, the boundaries of voting districts are redrawn. Voters are affected at the precinct level, which in turn, affects larger districts at the county, state, and federal levels. For weeks now, the public has known about redistricting...

  • Politics
    The Republican View On Redistricting

    (Yesterday, Senator Barbara Cegavske (R-Las Vegas) addressed the June meeting of the Republican Women of Las Vegas. Below are her remarks regarding redistricting. – Ed.) Today, I wanted to fill you in on some of what was happening with the redistricting issue. You know that it will be decided in the courts....