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How Trump redrew the electoral map, from sea to shining sea

Washington Post - 07 Nov 2016
The Midwest is where Trump redrew the electoral map. States like Michigan and Wisconsin were considered favorable to Clinton, but instead swung to Trump mostly due to voters in mid-sized counties outside the major cities. The most striking change ...
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Trump takes aim at Minnesota's 'uber-liberals'

Politico - 20 Jun 2018
It's an ambitious expansion of the electoral map but Trump last summer confided to aides and state GOP officials in an Oval Office meeting that he regretted not campaigning more aggressively in Minnesota, suggesting he would have won had he held a ...
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Some states taking electoral maps out of politicians' hands

Reuters - 07 Jun 2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is due to rule by the end of June on the contentious practice called partisan gerrymandering in which state legislators draw electoral maps designed to entrench their own party in power, but states in ...
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Supreme Court throws out Wisconsin electoral map manipulation case

StreetInsider.com - 18 Jun 2018
The Supreme Court found that the Democratic voters who sued to block the Republican-drawn electoral map lacked legal standing to bring the case because they challenged it on a statewide basis rather than focusing on individual legislative districts.
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Supreme Court upholds Wisconsin unconstitutional electoral maps

Augusta Free Press - 18 Jun 2018
Today the Supreme Court ruled that the plaintiffs failed to demonstrate standing in the case of Gill v. Whitford, a case which challenged the state of Wisconsin's assembly map as an example of partisan gerrymandering. The court is sending this case ...
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Electorate of Batman wiped off map, renamed Cooper

The Australian - 20 Jun 2018
Melbourne's founding father John Batman has been wiped off the electoral map in favour of an Aboriginal activist, while the seat of Corangamite, derived from an indigenous word for water, will not be renamed after a white swimming instructor. The ...
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The 'Punt' That Wasn't

Wall Street Journal - 19 Jun 2018
The Constitution delegates the task of drawing congressional maps to state legislatures. The Founders placed the process in the middle of the push, pull and compromise of lawmaking. The Gill plaintiffs would have judges determine whether an electoral ...
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South San Francisco narrows down potential election map

San Mateo Daily Journal - 31 May 2018
South San Francisco officials are whittling down potential maps needing to be drawn amidst the city's election transition, despite criticism raised by residents dissatisfied with the process. The South San Francisco City Council largely agreed on two ...
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The GOP's two paths in SC-04

Politico - 20 Jun 2018
It's an ambitious expansion of the electoral map but Trump last summer confided to aides and state GOP officials in an Oval Office meeting that he regretted not campaigning more aggressively in Minnesota, suggesting he would have won had he held a ...
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The Most Surprising Aspect of Colombia's Election Wasn't Who Won

TIME - 20 Jun 2018
From the beginning, Colombia's June 17 elections were heralded as being remarkably different from anything in the country's electoral history. For starters, the election took place against the backdrop of a peace agreement President Juan Manuel Santos ...
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Supreme Court: No definitive ruling on partisan districts

WTVY, Dothan - 18 Jun 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed electoral maps that were challenged as excessively partisan to remain in place for now, declining to rule on the bigger issue of whether to put limits on redistricting for political gain. The court ...
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Istanbul's 'migrant map reflects voting behavior'

Hurriyet Daily News - 18 Jun 2018
Looking at the electoral map of Istanbul, these two areas vote for different parties. The E5 not only divides households with different social backgrounds, it also divides groups with different convictions. So the political polarization we are talking ...
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Justices: No definitive ruling on partisan districts

KEPR 19 - 18 Jun 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. The justices unanimously ruled ...
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Democratic voters challenge Ohio congressional district map

Reuters - 23 May 2018
The plaintiffs said the map amplified the voting power of Republican voters, allowing that party to win in 12 of the 16 House districts in the past three congressional elections. Republicans held 75 percent of the seats but captured only between 51 and ...
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California Primary Election Results

New York Times - 05 Jun 2018
At the top of the ballot in California was the race to replace Gov. Jerry Brown, a term-limited Democrat. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a former mayor of San Francisco, placed first on Tuesday to secure a spot in the race. John Cox, a Republican businessman ...

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