Posts Tagged ‘redistricting’

Pro-Biz California Democrats Emerging?

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

FEB. 21, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI The intent of California political redistricting has been to attract more centrist candidates who might reduce the notorious political dysfunction in the state Legislature. A candidate has entered the race for the newly created State Assembly District No. 41, center...

10 Ways to Improve Redistricting Process

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

FEB. 7, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Parents and gamblers have a hard time being objective. “If you ever put that much money on a pony, you kind of like it when it rounds home,” the self-described “proud father” of the Citizens Redistricting Commission, Charles T. Munger Jr., told a redistricting c...

CA GOP ‘Idiots’ Lose State Senate

Monday, February 6th, 2012

FEB. 6, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Back to the campaign drawing board for California Republicans. The California Supreme Court recently upheld the maps drawn by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission. The immediate fallout: State Sen. Sam Blakeslee, R-San Luis Obispo, told his hometown paper t...

Redistricting Boosts Dem Dominance

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

June 11, 2011 By JOHN SEILER As I was the first to predict 15 months ago right here on CalWatchDog.com, the 2011 redistricting likely would bring 2/3 Democratic dominance in the California Legislature. The reasons were increased voter registration by immigrants, who vote 70 percent Democratic; and...