Iowa's new legislative boundaries are officially law in a process Gov. Terry Branstad said helps create politically competitive districts in almost all corners of the state. "You usually have competitive districts" in Iowa, Branstad said Tuesday morning after signing House File 682. "You look around the rest of the country.
Redistricting Across The United States
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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad said Friday he expects to see multiple state legislators, as well as one congressman, move after he signs new maps of congressional and legislative districts into law. The maps pit dozens of incumbents against each other.
Gov. Terry Branstad said today he will sign into law the new proposed congressional and legislative district boundaries approved by the Legislature. The new redistricting maps will govern Iowa’s political landscape for the next 10 years, beginning with the 2012 election.
We’re through the first big week of congressional redistricting, and everything has more or less gone according to plan. In Indiana and Louisiana, Republicans did their best to push Reps. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) and Jeff Landry (R-La.) out, while a commission in Iowa did what commissions do and overhauled the map to a significant degree.
A proposal for Iowa's new legislative and congressional districts moved another step ahead in the Legislature on Tuesday with approval from a Senate subcommittee. The full Senate State Government Committee is expected to vote...
The wheels are in motion to approve Iowa's redistricting proposal. Iowa's five-member redistricting commission unanimously advised lawmakers Monday to accept the first proposal made this year to lawmakers that will redraw Iowa's political boundaries.
A special commission has unanimously urged the Legislature to approve proposed maps of legislative and congressional districts that could result in dozens of incumbents running against each other in the next election.