Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or practice of rearranging (a State or other territory) into new electoral districts.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of redistrict.
“Drawing new boundaries is such a divisive task that veteran neighborhood leader Margaret May admitted at a recent public hearing, I hate it when I hear the word 'redistricting.”
“Btw, when one studies gerrymandering, merely comparing pre and post any given period of redistricting is worthless given that the district was already gerrymandered before the redistricting.”
“The passage of Open Primaries will change that soon but the lines need to be drawn to create more competitive districts -- especially when redistricting is a once-in-a-decade occurrence.”
“Markell, who was elected in 2008, heads into a critical midterm election where control of redistricting is on the line.”
““Remember: in redistricting, we count people, not citizens.””
“The outcome of the gubernatorial elections could have effects stretching out a decade as states begin redistricting following the 2010 Census.”
“With Ohio set to lose two congressional seats in redistricting next year and primed to be at the center of the 2012 presidential fight, controlling the governorship is of critical importance.”
“The governors 'races have been overshadowed by the battle for Congress, but they are equally important this fall given the implications for the 2012 presidential race and the role governors play in redistricting, which will take place next year.”
“Sen. Janet Howell (D-Fairfax), who chairs a committee that will lead the process in the Senate, said the legislature's best hope for smooth redistricting is an informal agreement to accept the other's formula.”
“Republicans and Democrats in the region long have complained that Northern Virginia doesn't get its fair share of state dollars, and redistricting is expected to have some impact on how state funds are allocated.”
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