Color Line

Zengerle, Jason
August 2001
New Republic;8/6/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 6, p12
Provides some insights into proposals on congressional redistricting by the Democrat members of the North Carolina General Assembly. Efforts by the Democrats to redistrict the city of Greensboro and win seats at the House; Proposals to create majority-minority districts in several states; Pros and cons to the proposals; Indications of political practice.


Related Articles

  • Republican Redistricting. Barnes, Fred // New Republic;7/4/81, Vol. 185 Issue 1/2, p12 

    Presents information on the view of the Democratic and Republican parties on the issue of reapportionment in the U.S. Report that Democrats concede that the Republicans have the advantage of millions to spend on chiseling out new districts; Information on the hidden advantage of Democrats;...

  • Drawn Out of the Game. Powell, Tracie // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;10/5/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 17, p38 

    The article reports on the impact of redistricting on minority communities. Redistricting happens in an effort to maintain power. African Americans, Hispanics and other minorities say it is difficult getting their representatives into office, and they fear that redistricting is making things...

  • REAPPORTIONMENT AND PARTISAN COMPETITION: When Does Reapportionment Matter? Copeland, Gary W.; McDonald, Jean G. // Political Behavior;1987, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p160 

    This research considers the effects of reapportionment on partisan competition. More precisely, this study develops a set of specifications under which we might expect varying effects of reapportionment on electoral patterns. By considering the history of political competition in the state, the...

  • SEATING PLANS.  // New Republic;7/5/82, Vol. 187 Issue 1, p6 

    Presents information on the initiative that Common Cause and the Republicans have on the California ballot in November to take the politics out of reapportionment and turn it over to a nonpartisan commission. Information that by tradition, reapportionment is the process by which the politicians...

  • POLITICS. Hess, Sidney W.; Wong-Martinez, Carlos G. // Encyclopedia of Operations Research & Management Science;2001, p617 

    A definition of the term "politics" is presented. Its narrower definition denotes the theory and practice of managing political affairs in a party sense. Apportionment is the process of equitably assigning a fixed number of legislators to a lesser number of political subdivisions. Redistricting...

  • Newly Passed Senate Map Keeps Most Districts the Same. BURDETTE, WHITNEY // State Journal (WV);8/5/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p4 

    The article reports on the redistricting plans passed by the West Virginia State Senate on August 3, 2011 with an aim to reapportion senatorial districts across the state.

  • FULL IMPACT OF NEW LINES WILL SLOWLY SHOW ITSELF. Cook, Charlie // National Journal;6/30/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 26, p2124 

    Discusses the redistricting process in the United States (U.S.). Realities of redistricting; States in the U.S. that have completed or have nearly completed redistricting; View of Illinois Democratic Representative David Phelps on redistricting.

  • Redistricting always means mischief. Kremer, Jerry // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);3/1/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p43A 

    Focuses on the significance of legislative reapportionment in New York City. Completion of the federal consensus; Importance of the political parties; Control of the state Senate and Assembly.

  • DeLay's Redisricting Buoys GOP. Gizzi, John // Human Events;10/25/2004, Vol. 60 Issue 36, p6 

    Focuses on the plan of U.S. House Republican Leader Tom DeLay to redistrict the state of Texas. Decision of the Supreme Court to re-examine a ruling upholding the plan of DeLay; Impact of the potential invalidation of DeLay's plan on the Republican Party.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics