The Anchorage Assembly approved a final redistricting plan last night (Tuesday 12/18) and rejected proposals that would have put propositions on the April 2nd ballot to create single member districts for the Anchorage Assembly and School Board. KSKA's Daysha Eaton has more.
The U.S. Justice Department today (Wednesday) gave its approval - or preclearance - to Alaska's new redistricting plan. Alaska Redistricting Board Chair Taylor Bickford says the Amended Proclamation Plan can now be used as a voting map for the November elections.
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There is a new state election district map out, but the state Redistricting Board warns it is just an intermediate step toward a plan that complies with the federal Voting Rights Act. The state Supreme Court ordered the Board to do a new map that set more of a priority on the requirements of the state Constitution. The Board has a consultant who is expected to provide an analysis Wednesday.
The state Redistricting Board is set to meet tomorrow after four of the new legislative districts ran into trouble with a state court judge.
Wednesday, August 10 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm The State of Alaska received its 2010 Census redistricting data in March and one month later, adopted a revised set of redistricting maps. How were these new maps developed and what do they mean for Alaska residents?
A number of local governments considered lawsuits, but some have decided against it.
The Fairbanks Borough opposes the inclusion of rural areas all the way out to the coast in one of its districts and the Aleutians East Borough does not want to be split up.
Tuesday morning in Anchorage, Alaska's Redistricting Board held a ceremonial signing of its final plan for the state's legislative districts. It was a second signing of sorts. To meet the 90 day deadline demanded by the Alaska Constitution the board actually approved the plan yesterday.
State voting district boundaries have changed so substantially under the new map drawn by the Alaska Redistricting Board that every state senator but one will face election next year, even though many were not scheduled for election until 2014.
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