Showing: 1-20 of 23


Court dismisses challenge to Arizona congressional maps

PHOENIX — Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.

February 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Commission's backers want court to dismiss redistricting lawsuit

PHOENIX — Supporters of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to rule the Legislature has no right to challenge the voter-approved law.

December 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona Republicans need to change themselves, not legislative boundaries

Republicans in the Legislature continued their shameless attack on the Independent Redistricting Commission last week, this time asking a federal court to take away the commission’s power to redraw congressional districts just in time for the 2014 elections.

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Republicans file new challenge to congressional district lines

PHOENIX — Bested 5-4 in last year’s congressional races, Republican legislative leaders want a federal court to immediately give them the power to draw the lines for 2014.

September 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Judge rejects GOP suit challenging AZ redistricting

PHOENIX - A judge threw out a bid by some Republicans to void the congressional lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission, but the case could come back.

October 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Independents could decide Farley-Mott race

The race for state Senate in the new Legislative District 9 features a three-term state representative versus a political up-and-comer in one of the state's most competitive districts.

October 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Legislators move anew to eliminate map panel

PHOENIX - State lawmakers argue that voters had no legal authority to take the power to redraw district lines away from the Legislature 12 years ago.

August 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Map panel fights for relevance

PHOENIX - Members of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal judge to rule that state lawmakers are wrong in saying only the Legislature can draw lines for congressional districts.

August 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Voter's guide

It's that time again, Southern Arizona voters.

August 05, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

Challenge to Ariz. legislative redistricting lines is dropped

PHOENIX — A federal court will not upset the lines drawn for the state's 30 legislative districts, at least not this year.

May 22, 2012 12:02 pmLoading…

Lawmakers vote to sue, challenging voting maps

PHOENIX - Republican lawmakers voted to go to court to challenge the maps drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission.

May 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Justice Dept. OK with AZ legislative maps

Justice Dept. OK with AZ legislative maps

The state's new legislative maps are official.

April 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Feds approve Arizona legislative maps

Feds approve Arizona legislative maps

The state’s new legislative maps are official.

April 26, 2012 11:28 amLoading…

AZ court: Governor wrong on dismissal

PHOENIX - The Arizona Supreme Court put Gov. Jan Brewer on notice Friday that her actions are not above judicial review, emphasizing its role as arbiter of legal and constitutional questions.

April 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

New Congressional Districts get federal OK

The Department of Justice has approved Arizona’s new Congressional district maps which had come under heavy fire from Republicans.

April 09, 2012 4:25 pmLoading…

Capitol Briefs

Drunken driving measure advances

March 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Redistricting panel to sue today to get state funding

PHOENIX - Saying time has run out, the director of the Independent Redistricting Commission has instructed his attorneys to file suit this morning to get the state to provide what he said are necessary funds.

March 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Unspecified added funding for redistrict panel advances

PHOENIX - A Senate panel voted Tuesday to give the Independent Redistricting Commission more money to cover its expenses, avoiding for the moment a new lawsuit between the panel and the Legislature.

March 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona lawmakers to consider redistricting commission funding

A proposal to provide Arizona’s nearly broke redistricting commission with more money gets its first legislative hearing today.

March 06, 2012 12:17 pmLoading…

Senate: Let lawmakers draw districts

PHOENIX - State senators voted Tuesday to give voters a chance to reconsider who they want drawing political lines.

February 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…


Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...

Event Calendar

Today's events | Add an event

Most viewed: