Thursday, September 10, 2009

FHQ Reading Room (9/10/09): Redistricting

Before we can even consider the electoral college landscape in 2012, we have to clear the redistricting hurdle first. And the chatter on the subject has ramped up as of late.

In Indiana, they're thinking about a less partisan gerrymandered map.

In Texas, two new seats are taking shape for the gains the Lone Star state is likely to enjoy following next year's census. And according to Texas Democratic Party chair, Boyd Ritchie, the DNC may get involved financially in state legislative races next year with redistricting (and the 2003 Republican redraw) in mind.

Two opposite ends of the spectrum there.

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