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The public is weighing in on Pa.’s redistricting ideas. So far, they don’t like what they see.

Even lawmakers admit the final versions must look significantly different than they do now before they can be used as the platform for future elections.

By Sam Dunklau

A political shakeup could be in store for Pa. state lawmakers under new map proposals

Democrats could have the upper hand if proposals for state House and Senate maps hold after changes and potential court scrutiny.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY and Sam Dunklau

‘They can do it too:’ redistricting groups hope to set examples for lawmakers with publicly-sourced maps

Two groups say political boundaries they produced included input from people who all want their voices heard.

By Sam Dunklau and Gabriela Martínez

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U.S. Census data drop puts Pa. lawmakers closer to drawing the state’s new political boundaries

Once state-appointed experts have combed through the new detailed population counts from last year’s census, lawmakers will have what they need to officially start the once-a-decade process.

By Sam Dunklau

Could inflation slow economic recovery?

New book provides insights into political gerrymandering

By Scott LaMar

The deciding vote in Pa.’s high-stakes political redistricting could be yours, if lawmakers agree

Four of Pennsylvania’s most powerful lawmakers are accepting applications to chair the redistricting commission, and advocates are hoping for independence.

By Marie Albiges for Spotlight PA