Reapportionment http://www.kunc.org en Democrats Stand to Make Big Gains in Reapportionment, Redistricting http://www.kunc.org/post/democrats-stand-make-big-gains-reapportionment-redistricting <p>Colorado is in the middle of a partisan fight over state house and congressional district boundaries. By law the state must redraw the boundaries once a decade to account for population shifts. The new maps will impact the political landscape for years to come, but still need approval from the state supreme court. KUNC&rsquo;s State Capitol Reporter Bente Birkeland talks to fellow statehouse reporters about the ramifications. Sun, 04 Dec 2011 15:19:45 +0000 Bente Birkeland 18604 at http://www.kunc.org Democrats Stand to Make Big Gains in Reapportionment, Redistricting Reapportionment Vote Angers Republicans http://www.kunc.org/post/reapportionment-vote-angers-republicans <p>Republicans are up in arms after a commission charged with redrawing state house districts picked Democratic maps. The Colorado Supreme Court originally rejected the commission&#39;s bi-partisan maps, saying they split up too many counties. KUNC&rsquo;s State Capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more. Wed, 30 Nov 2011 00:13:36 +0000 Bente Birkeland 18366 at http://www.kunc.org Reapportionment Vote Angers Republicans State Supreme Court Involved with both Reapportionment and Redistricting http://www.kunc.org/post/state-supreme-court-involved-both-reapportionment-and-redistricting <p>Efforts to redraw the state&rsquo;s seven congressional boundaries, a process known as redistricting, and individual legislative districts, reapportionment &ndash; have both hit snags in recent days. And time is running out to finish the work. KUNC&rsquo;s Brian Larson spoke with Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about what&rsquo;s at stake. Tue, 22 Nov 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Brian Larson & Jody Hope Strogoff 17993 at http://www.kunc.org State Supreme Court Involved with both Reapportionment and Redistricting Proposal for New State House Maps Submitted http://www.kunc.org/post/proposal-new-state-house-maps-submitted <p>The state Supreme Court will have the ultimate say on whether new statehouse legislative maps are fair, balanced and follow the Colorado constitution. A bi-partisan committee spent several months redrawing the maps. If adopted, the new districts would be in place for the November 2012 election. KUNC&rsquo;s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more. Mon, 03 Oct 2011 18:44:29 +0000 Bente Birkeland 15458 at http://www.kunc.org Proposal for New State House Maps Submitted Reapportionment Committee Meets before October Deadline http://www.kunc.org/post/reapportionment-committee-meets-october-deadline <p>Colorado&rsquo;s 11-member reapportionment committee is meeting today to discuss proposed legislative maps after wrapping up a month-long, statewide listening tour in August. Mon, 12 Sep 2011 19:40:53 +0000 Brian Larson 14387 at http://www.kunc.org Reapportionment Committee Meets before October Deadline