Detroit Evening Report: Redistricting Commission hosting public hearings on state House maps

The Michigan Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission is hosting in-person public hearings in Detroit this week about new maps the body...

Created Equal: Should our political maps be drawn based on geography or race? 

Michigan’s legislative maps have been drawn — and re-drawn — several times by the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission in...

The Metro: Redrawn metro Detroit state House districts need community input

The Michigan Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission is seeking public comment this month on several new draft maps for seven Detroit-area...

MichMash: Whitmer’s proposed budget and the state’s potential legislative maps

The Michigan Independent Redistricting Commission is taking public comment after releasing its proposed draft maps for seven metro Detroit Michigan...

Deadline looming for Redistricting Commission to fix Detroit districts

Six draft state House district plans advanced to a public comment period at Wednesday’s Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission meeting....

Redistricting commission hears Voting Rights Act report, approves plan for new map submissions

Michigan’s redistricting commission should aim for at least 11 state House districts around metro Detroit that give a minority community...

SCOTUS denies redistricting stay as in-person meetings get underway  

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to stop the redrawing of seven Michigan state House districts. The order...

Redistricting commission takes first stab at redraw  

The first crack at redrawing seven Michigan state House districts in metro Detroit that were struck down by a recent...

MichMash: Michigan House Speaker Joe Tate on redistricting, 2024 agenda

This year marks a new venture with WDET and Gongwer News Service, combining forces to create a new and improved...

Detroit Today: Should Michigan’s political maps be changed?

In 2018, Michiganders voted to have our legislative maps drawn by an independent commission of state residents instead of by...

Detroit Evening Report: New redistricting commissioners being selected after resignations

 The Michigan Department of State will soon replace three commissioners who recently resigned from the 13-member Michigan Independent Citizens...

Detroit Democrats demand more representation and new districts

A federal court is requiring the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC) to redraw more than a dozen state House...