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  • New coalitions: The politics of redistricting

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    August 10, 2011 | 10:51 am

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, who govern the most populous county in America, are entering a critical debate over redistricting that pits Latino empowerment against the stability of district lines. The nature of the board’s majority is also at stake.

    Los Angeles...

  • Orthodox leaders appear to sway redistricting panel

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 9, 2011 | 6:35 pm

    The effort by three local Orthodox community leaders to convince California’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission to include a bigger chunk of one of Los Angeles’ most densely packed Orthodox neighborhoods into an Assembly district that includes many other Orthodox...

  • Jewish Journal writer talks Calif. redistricting on KCRW

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 2, 2011 | 11:20 am

    Last night, I spoke with KCRW’s Warren Olney on “Which Way, L.A.?” about California’s citizen-led redistricting process.

    The program included observations from journalists and consultants who have been watching the work of the Golden State’s new commission, which unveiled...

  • Berman vs. Sherman?

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    July 19, 2011 | 5:58 pm

    Over the past two months, political observers have been keeping close watch on draft maps being released by California’s new, citizen-led redistricting panel. Though Jewish leaders haven’t been actively lobbying the Citizens Redistricting Commission on behalf of the community...