Tag: partisan gerrymandering

Utahns deserve to have a voice in redistricting process

It’s with a shared sense of conviction that I hear Utahns, including myself, contend that our state is turning purple with each election. A pat on the back, a smile exchanged as we assure ourselves our state is one shifting in the favor of progress, one that is learning to reflect the interests and politics

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Lawmakers subvert democracy by voting for incumbency-protection maps

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 10, 2021 At the end of a two-day special session, the Utah Legislature finished adopting a set of maps for Congressional, House, Senate, and School Board districts, all of which have been grossly gerrymandered and none of which were recommended by the Independent Redistricting Commission created by Utah voters

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Group criticizes AG Reyes for support of partisan gerrymandering

Source: Utah Policy The Alliance for a Better Utah criticized Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes for signing onto an amicus brief supporting the practice of partisan gerrymandering. Reyes’ signature on an amicus brief in the case of Gill v. Whitford, a case challenging partisan boundaries drawn by the Wisconsin legislature, had gone previously unreported in

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