Democrats

Illinois Democrats Hit With 2 Lawsuits Alleging District Maps Incorrectly Drawn

6 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Latinos and other minority groups could absorb the consequences of the new district lines through inadequate representation in the Illinois General Assembly, according to one of the suits.
Read more ...

 

Latino group sues to block Democrat-drawn maps in Illinois

6 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

CHICAGO - Illinois Democrats used inadequate data and an opaque process to draw new legislative districts, a Latino civil rights organization argued in the latest lawsuit seeking to block the maps from being used for statehouse elections over the next decade.
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund sued top Democrats and state election officials late Thursday on behalf of five Latino residents of Illinois, saying the new maps are “malapportioned,” or not drawn to ensure equal representation of all populations. That could result in Latinos and other minority groups not being...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Democrats      Election      Republicans      U.S.  


Black Americans are lauding the new Juneteenth federal holiday. But some say...

Black Americans are lauding the new Juneteenth federal holiday. But some say more work is needed

Some say that while they appreciate the recognition at a time of racial reckoning in America, more is needed to change policies that disadvantage too many of their brethren. Read more ...

Yankees turn second triple play of the season in wild fashion

Yankees turn second triple play of the season in wild fashion

The Yankees turn a triple play Thursday night against the Blue Jays, their second of the season. Read more ...

Canes' Brid'Amour wins Jack Adams Award as NHL's coach of the year

Canes' Brid'Amour wins Jack Adams Award as NHL's coach of the year

The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour has won the 2020-21 Jack Adams Award as the NHL's coach of the year. Brind'Amour is... Read more ...

Man sentenced in connection with officers killing pleads guilty to escape

Man sentenced in connection with officers killing pleads guilty to escape

Kevin Paul served 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges connected to the killing of Epsom Police Officer Jeremy Charron. After he was released, he violated his... Read more ...

Man accused of sexual assault at youth center seeks bail reduction

Man accused of sexual assault at youth center seeks bail reduction

One of the men accused of sexual assault at the Youth Development Center in Manchester is asking for his bail to be reduced so he can get out of jail before his trial. Read more ...

Tennis star Naomi Osaka will skip Wimbledon and play at Tokyo Olympics...

Tennis star Naomi Osaka will skip Wimbledon and play at Tokyo Olympics, agent says

In May, Osaka withdrew from the French Open after being fined $15,000 for refusing to speak to the media. Read more ...

San Francisco man arrested for allegedly stabbing 94-year-old Asian woman...

San Francisco man arrested for allegedly stabbing 94-year-old Asian woman had been released by judge 9 days earlier

The suspect in an unprovoked stabbing of a 94-year-old woman in San Francisco had been released by a judge nine days earlier despite his fifth burglary arrest since 2020... Read more ...

Police locate 8-year-old boy

Police locate 8-year-old boy

Police said Dale Brown, 8, was found safe. Read more ...

Fauci: US to spend $3.2B to develop antiviral COVID-19 pills

Fauci: US to spend $3.2B to develop antiviral COVID-19 pills

WASHINGTON - The United States is devoting more than $3 billion to advance development of antiviral pills for COVID-19 and other dangerous viruses that could turn into... Read more ...

Gun-Waving St. Louis Couple Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Assault Charges

Gun-Waving St. Louis Couple Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Assault Charges

Mark McCloskey was fined $750 and wife Patricia was fined $2000 for pointing guns at social justice demonstrators last year. Read more ...