The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission has long been touted as a model for reform – but this reputation is not earned.
Arizona has highly competitive elections in both chambers of their legislature, and both could flip in the 2020 elections.
Adam Trencher argues that Arizona’s map complies with the Constitution and the VRA, is compact, preserves communities of interest, and is competitive.
Eric Cunningham argues that Arizona is a gerrymander because it looks and behaves like one.
This week’s episode of The Map Room focuses on the swing state of Arizona.
It’s time to look seriously at the possibility that Arizona, the state of Goldwater and McCain, may be the very one that sends Donald Trump home packing.
The odds of a Trump victory combined with Democratic wins in the House and Senate might be greater than they appear at first glance.
On paper, independent commissions seem like the perfect solution to gerrymandering. However, in practice these commissions have actually created new problems.