Posts in category "Illinois Redistricting"

Illinois House Republicans File Remap Suit, Cite "Partisan Gerrymander"

Illinois House Republicans File Remap Suit, Cite "Partisan Gerrymander"
Illinois Republican House incumbents filed federal suit on Wednesday against the Illinois Board of Elections over the Democratic Remap. The lawsuit asserts that the new districts drawn by Democrats not only discriminates against Latinos and Republicans, but it also called the remap a “partisan gerrymander.” In all, 10 Republican Incumbents and 6 others have been... Read more »

Illinois Remap Showdown: Federal Lawsuit Filed Alleging Voting Rights Act Violation

Illinois Remap Showdown: Federal Lawsuit Filed Alleging Voting Rights Act Violation
As expected the Illinois GOP has filed the first in a series of many Federal Lawsuits challenging the Democratic-drawn remap of the Illinois Senate districts alleging that the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has been violated because it unfairly discriminates against African-Americans and Hispanics. Of course that isn’t the only reason – let’s face these... Read more »

Governor Quinn Definition of Transparency Very Dark

Governor Quinn Definition of Transparency Very Dark
By now anyone who has read my posts would know that my pet name for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is “Huckster.” And what a huckster he is. For all the outward appearances of a man committed to protecting consumer rights or being ever loyal to veterans there lurks beneath the surface a very cold and... Read more »
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Illinois Democrats Pull Fast One On Redistricting

Illinois Democrats Pull Fast One On Redistricting
As the old saying goes, to the victor go the spoils. However, when it comes to Illinois Democrats, it is always about taking it a step further when it comes to protecting their political domain. And like a bunch of giddy whores in a brothel, they are pulling another fast one when it comes to... Read more »