Tag: redistricting

House Democrats assess redistricting damage

The Republican-led committee in charge of new district maps for the state House of Representatives on Tuesday gave their Democratic counterparts a preview of the maps that will be discussed today. The House Democratic Caucus held a meeting to go

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Leave Bradley whole: county GOP

The Bradley County Republican Party’s Executive Committee does not care for the notion of moving part of the county into a redrawn 10th Senatorial District. The party issued the following statement on its Facebook page: Whereas, Bradley County is one

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Relief maps

The long-awaited redrawn maps that will outline Tennessee’s new electoral districts will start being revealed next week, WPLN’s Blake Farmer reports. The special committee on redistricting will begin with the House of Representatives maps on Wednesday, January 4, in Legislative

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Bell, Bo, Bilbo, Berke, and Bradley

Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville) rebutted claims by Cleveland, Tenn. attorney Jim Bilbo that splitting Bradley County between an eastwardly expanded 10th senatorial district and the 9th would weaken the county’s influence in Nashville. Bell cited his past House experience, when

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Bradley is a fighting vehicle

The Cleveland Daily Banner reports that Bradley County could be split between multiple Senate districts by Republican legislators seeking to maximize their party’s electoral advantages statewide. One redistricting scenario apparently under consideration by Republicans would split Bradley County into two

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