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Tag Archives: Redistricting

Documentary Review: The People vs. the Politicians examines our republic’s illnesses

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of The People vs. the Politicians, a film by Hedrick Smith.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Elections, Views & Reviews
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Pacific Northwest unlikely to gain U.S. House seats in 2020 reapportionment, data indicates

Excerpt: Shortly before Christmas, the United States Census Bureau released its 2014 State and National Population Estimates. Strikingly, the data released by the Census Bureau shows that the United States’ population is growing at slowest rate since 1937. There is a parallel: Then, as now, we were witnessing a combination of recovery from a weak economy […]
Written by:Richard Champion
Categories:Elections, Party Politics
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Why creating House districts could make the Washington State Legislature more diverse

Excerpt: Editor’s Note: The NPI team is pleased to welcome Richard Champion as a contributor to the NPI Advocate. Richard is a committed Democratic activist who currently serves as the 2nd Vice Chair of the King County Democrats. He resides in the 30th LD and is active in the 30th LD Democrats. As with all posts […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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Slade Gorton, Tim Ceis unveil proposed congressional district map for 2012-2021

Excerpt: At last, we have a map! During a short meeting of Washington’s four member Redistricting Commission on the Capitol Campus this morning, former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton and former Seattle deputy mayor Tim Ceis – who had been tasked with drawing new congressional district boundaries on behalf of the four-member commission – unveiled the proposal […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Washington’s Redistricting Commission to unveil proposed congressional map tomorrow

Excerpt: With its deadline for submitting new congressional and legislative district maps fast approaching, Washington’s four Redistricting Commissioners announced at a short, ten-minute meeting today that they are making significant progress in drawing up new maps, and expect to have preliminary proposals to make public tomorrow. The four commissioners – Slade Gorton, Tim Ceis, Tom Huff, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Darcy Burner launches third campaign for U.S. House, joins congressional sweepstakes

Excerpt: Declaring that “no one is above the law – not even the rich and powerful”, two-time Dave Reichert challenger and ProgressiveCongress founder Darcy Burner formally announced this morning that she is running for Congress for a third time after spending the last few days readying her new website and confirming to friends that she’s decided […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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