Former Michigan Rep. Mark Schauer. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62) FILE

Ex-Michigan Rep. Schauer To Lead Democrats’ Redistricting Effort

Former congressman and Michigan gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer will lead a national effort to position Democrats for success in the next round of redistricting after the 2020 census.


Washington, DC (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.


Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.


Appeals Court Voids Oakland County Redistricting Law

The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld part of a lower court’s ruling involving redistricting in Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

L. Brooks Patterson

Judge Overturns Republican Redistricting Plan For Oakland County

There’s no word yet on whether Governor Rick Snyder and Oakland County Republicans will take the case to the Michigan Court of Appeals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

Detroit City Council unveils district draft maps (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Detroit Council Hold Public Meetings On Proposed District Maps

Detroit City Council is hosting public meetings to gather comments on four different draft maps that slice Detroit into seven voting districts for City Council and Board of Police Commissioner seats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2012

Detroit City Council unveils district draft maps (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Districting Draft Maps Revealed By Detroit City Council

Detroiters are getting the first idea of what the new City Council districts could look like

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012


Lawmakers Approve Oakland County District Bill

A bill that would reduce the number of Oakland County commissioners and give power to Republicans to redraw district boundaries in the southeast Michigan county has passed the GOP-led state Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Lawsuit Says Redrawn Detroit Districts Unfair To Minorities

Michigan’s new redistricting plan for the State Legislature is the subject of a lawsuit filed today in U.S. District Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

Gary Peters, Hansen Clarke

Congressmen Campaign In New Districts For First Time

A couple of incumbent Democrat Congressmen are campaigning in a re-drawn district for the first time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011