Rep. Cicilline accused of manipulating RI redistricting

The Providence Journal 12/13/2011

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rep. Jim Langevin is accusing fellow Democrat David Cicilline of trying to use congressional redistricting to aid his re-election.

A redistricting plan unveiled Monday night would transfer Republican-heavy districts in Burrillville, Smithfield and North Smithfield from Cicilline’s district into Langevin’s. Cicilline would pick up Democratic-leaning districts in […]

The Top Ten Most Gerrymandered Congressional Districts in the United States

Zombie Pajamas Media 11/11/2010

(In the first half of this essay, Gerrymandering 101, I explained how gerrymandering works and why it’s so ubiquitous. Here in the exciting conclusion I name and shame the ten most gerrymandered districts of the current 111th Congress — plus 20 bizarre bonus districts not mentioned in the title.)

(10.) North […]

Devastation: GOP Picks Up 680 State Legislature Seats

Jeremy P. Jacobs National Journal 11/4/2010

While the Republican gains in the House and Senate are grabbing the most headlines, the most significant results on Tuesday came in state legislatures where Republicans wiped the floor with Democrats.

Republicans picked up 680 seats in state legislatures, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures — the […]

Anti-American George Soros and Unions Attempting to Put Power of CA Redistricting in Their Own Hands

Warner Todd Huston Emerging Corruption 10/21/2010

Bloomberg News is reporting that Charles Munger, Jr., son of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s Charles Munger, has thrown his fortune behind an effort to defeat a campaign funded by unions and the anti-American billionaire George Soros to put redistricting powers back into the hands of politicians bought and paid for […]