redistricting

March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Schwarzenegger at Supreme Court: ‘We Must Terminate Gerrymandering’

Gov. Larry Hogan joined former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) on the steps of the Supreme Court Tuesday to discuss their support for “terminat[ing] gerrymandering.” This comes moments before the Supreme Court will review a case of Republican gerrymandering in North Carolina and a case of Democratic gerrymandering in Maryland. According to WJZ-13, earlier this month, […]

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November 27, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Signs Executive Order to Create Emergency Redistricting Commission

Governor Larry Hogan is calling on Marylanders to apply for an emergency redistricting commission to redraw the legislative lines in District 6. The commission comes in response to a federal judge ordering the district to be redrawn. Yesterday, Hogan signed an executive order, calling for a nonpartisan Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering. “This […]

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October 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Oct. 6-12

Once again, public safety news tops our Top 10 of stories on MyMCMedia.org. In addition, our story on Gov. Larry Hogan’s visit to Newport Mill Middle School and their new fitness equipment also one of best-read stories of the week. Police Investigating Rape at a Bus Stop in Gaithersburg President Orders U.S. Flag to Half […]

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March 2, 2017 | Jordan Cooper

Redistricting Testimony

This testimony was presented at a Maryland Redistricting Reform Regional Public Meeting in Laurel October 13, 2015. I am here tonight to speak about trust. Trust in our democratic institutions. Trust in our elected officials. And trust in justice. A vibrant and healthy democracy requires that an informed public be actively engaged in the selection […]

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August 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Larry Hogan Releases Statement on Redistricting Lawsuit

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan released the following statement today in response to a judicial panel ruling in favor of a Maryland-based federal redistricting lawsuit moving forward: “Today’s ruling is a tremendous step forward in the fight for free and fair elections, and I applaud the efforts of concerned citizens behind this case. The redistricting processes […]

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January 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Gov. Hogan Introduces Legislation to Change Redistricting Process

Governor Larry Hogan announced on Tuesday, that he is introducing legislation to reform Maryland’s redistricting process. According to a news release, the legislation is based on recommendations from the governor’s bipartisan Redistricting Reform Commission and proposes a non-partisan Apportionment Commission to replace the existing process, which is led by the governor. “An overwhelming majority of […]

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November 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

Phil Andrews On His Future and the Future County Council (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews shares some advice for the new Councilmembers and he talks about some of his plans for the future after his term ends on Dec. 1.

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November 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

Redistricting Plan Passes

Question 5, Referendum Petition, Congressional Districting Plan Unofficial Statewide Election Results. For Redistricting                                   1,418,687                             63.5% Against Redistricting               […]

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October 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

“A Pawn In A Game” (Video)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Floreen attended an Oct. 15 press conference against Ballot Question #5 and spoke out against the redistricting plan saying Montgomery County has been used as “a pawn in a game.” Take a look.

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October 24, 2012 | Staff Writer

“It is Not Rocket Science” (Video)

Maryland State Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez spoke out strongly against the redistricting map at the October 15 press conference saying the new map does not reflect the growth of minority populations in Montgomery County.

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