A funny thing happened when the General Assembly passed new voting districts for the state last week. Lawmakers lost a whole county.Read more ›
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Nashville Congressman Jim Cooper wants his district to go back to the way it once was and include all of Davidson County.Read more ›
Tennessee’s House of Representatives would have the same number of minority voting districts under a proposal released Wednesday, even if it results in fewer minority lawmakers.Read more ›
A dozen incumbent members of the state House – mostly Democrats – would have to run against each other in the redistricting plan released by Republicans Wednesday. One contest pits two Representatives in Davidson County.Read more ›
Tennessee’s closed-door redistricting process will become a little more public next week. House Republicans will reveal their maps in an open meeting.Read more ›
For the first time this year, any Tennessean with a computer can take a crack at redrawing voting lines for seats in Congress and the General Assembly. The once-every-decade redistricting process is underway, led by Republicans in the legislature. Despite the opportunity for input, citizens have remained silent.Read more ›
African American state lawmakers are preparing a legal challenge to redistricting plans they’ve yet to see in full. The Tennessee Black Caucus is feeling shut out of the process, which is being led by Republicans.Read more ›