Congressman Michael Capuano took aim today at Senator Scott Brown's advocacy for a reconfigured Suffolk County voting district aimed at empowering minority voters, saying his current district already fits that criteria. "Senator Brown is entitled to share his opinion on redistricting. But he is not entitled to his own facts and the facts could not be clearer," the Somerville Democrat wrote in an email newsletter to constituents and supporters.
Redistricting Across The United States
The Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College presents one source to find information on redistricting in all fifty states. Scroll over a state to learn about its redistricting process, and click on a state to go to its individual page with more in-depth information and news coverage of redistricting in the state.
Senator Scott Brown sent a letter to the chairs of the redistricting
committee today advocating for a majority-minority seat in Suffolk
County and encouraging the committee to avoid the problems that occurred
during the last phase of redistricting.
Western Massachusetts should be allowed to retain its two seats in the US House after the current redistricting process is concluded, Representative Richard Neal said yesterday. Neal, of Springfield, dismissed as “mere speculation’’ that portions of his district could be folded in with parts of...
Every 10 years, a special group of people gets together to draw some lines. If only redistricting were that simple.
A Massachusetts Democrat is leaving the House in 2012, whether he or she likes it or not. Massachusetts found out last week that it is one of 10 states that will lose a seat in Congress.