Every 10 years, local elected leaders are charged with redistricting based on the annual census so voters have an even-handed voice in their community.
VALPARAISO | An error by local election officials helped to trigger the hotly disputed rush underway by the Porter County Board of Commissioners to reconfigure four County Council districts about a month before the candidate filing process begins.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, revealed Wednesday she has been diagnosed with lung cancer but plans to continue representing south Lake, Newton and Benton counties in the Senate as she has since 1984.
VALPARAISO | A sudden rush by the Porter County Board of Commissioners to redistrict County Council district lines is causing concern among three of the council members looking at re-election bids next year.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence has now acted on all 295 legislative proposals submitted to him by the Republican-controlled General Assembly — signing 291, allowing one to become law without his signature and vetoing three.
CROWN POINT | City officials on Thursday adopted a redistricting map that distributes population more evenly while splitting some precincts.
VALPARAISO | Lost in Monday's emotional fervor over the rezoning of 118 acres on Evans Avenue to luxury apartments and business park was the once-a-decade realignment of the five City Council districts.
GARY │The City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance changing all but one of the city's council districts.
CROWN POINT | City officials plan to redraw City Council district lines to balance size and population.
HAMMOND | The boundaries of the six city council districts are not expected to change as a result of the 2010 U.S. Census.
CHICAGO | The Cook County Board is on the verge of approving new boundaries for the districts of its 17 commissioners.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved new boundaries for its seven wards, with attention paid to keeping incumbent aldermen in their same district.
CHICAGO | The number of African-American majority districts for the Cook County Board will remain at five, largely because of the significant black population that now lives in the south suburbs.
CHICAGO | The Cook County Board will give its final approval later this month to a new set of boundaries for the districts of its 17 commissioners, meant to reflect changes in the county’s population during the past decade.
INDIANAPOLIS | Both Republicans running for the 12th Indiana House District in Munster, Highland and Griffith believe newly drawn district boundaries make it likely three-term state Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, will be defeated.
MARKHAM | When the Cook County Board gets around later this year to drawing new boundaries for its 17 districts, it is likely that Chicago's Southeast Side and suburbs along the Illinois-Indiana border will be viewed primarily in a racial context.
CHICAGO | The Cook County Board will seek to draw new political boundaries for itself, and a South Side commissioner will be in charge of the process.
There threatens to be a big flap over the redrawing of the Lake County commissioner districts, but I can't figure out why.
The Lake County Redistricting Commission seems to have lost sight of the aim of redistricting — to serve constituents, not incumbents.
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