Michigan Redistricting Maps Approved By Department Of Justice (infographic)

The U.S. Department of Justice has approved Michigan's Republican-designed redistricting plan, despite complaints from Democrats and a lawsuit that alleges some of the newly-drawn districts violate the Voting Rights Act. Michigan must have any changes to districts and voting laws "pre-cleared" by the Justice Department because of the state's history of discrimination in elections.

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    The U.S. Justice Department, which previously said it was monitoring the ... has aggressively defended the gay marriage ban, which was approved by 59 percent of voters in 2004. He said it's his job to oppose challenges to the state constitution.
    03/17/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages
    The U.S. Justice Department, which previously said it was monitoring the ... has aggressively defended the gay marriage ban, which was approved by 59 percent of voters in 2004. He said it's his job to oppose challenges to the state constitution.
    03/17/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Democrats bloody one another in redrawn House districts
    Stapleton sponsored House Bill 5866, approved ... maps were drawn, he said there was little choice but to pair incumbents against each other. While the Legislative Black Caucus and the NAACP opposed the maps, they were accepted by the U.S. Justice ...
    07/23/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • George Weeks: Michigan getting more notice as swing state
    Gary McDowell, D-Rudyard, who lost to Benishek in 2010. Both are in the midst of issue tours of the district, which is slightly more Republican after redistricting that added counties favorable to Benishek in the Grand Traverse area. Physician Benishek has ...
    06/24/2012 - 12:14 am | View Link
  • Remapped 14th Congressional District: Michigan's hottest primary race
    As a result redistricting occurred, and the state is preparing to have one less congressional seat. The state legislature is responsible for drawing new maps. Michigan's newly ... attorney to request that the Department of Justice revise its June 2003 ...
    04/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    Tweets by @_justinlevitt_. Department of Justice Census Bureau Brennan Center for Justice: redistricting Other links. AEI-Brookings Project on Redistricting
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    Credit counseling agencies approved by DOJ for pre bankruptcy counseling.
    04/21/2014 - 7:01 am | View Website
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    04/20/2014 - 10:18 pm | View Website
  • Redistricting in America
    On January 17th, Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC) officially approved the state’s new Congressional districts. The vote was a major milestone ...
    04/20/2014 - 4:49 pm | View Website
  • DHS
    Welcome to the official Michigan.gov web site. This site uses adaptive technology. Instructions are provided within the
    04/20/2014 - 2:33 pm | View Website
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