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HB 1408 - Criteria for Judicial Determinations of Congressional Districts - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

Gail Schwartz voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Gail Schwartz made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Criteria for Judicial Determinations of Congressional Districts

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Criteria for Judicial Determinations of Congressional Districts

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals constraints on the boundaries of congressional districts.

Highlights:
-Repeals the prohibition of using non-neutral factors such as political party registration and political party performance in forming congressional districts (Sec. 1). -Repeals the requirement that political subdivisions such as cities, towns, and counties be preserved when shaping congressional districts (Sec. 1). -Repeals the requirement that communities of interest such as ethnic, geographic, and demographic factors be preserved in a single district (Sec. 1). -Repeals the requirement that congressional districts be as compact as possible (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (35-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Criteria for Judicial Determinations of Congressional Districts

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals constraints on the boundaries of congressional districts.

Highlights:
-Repeals the prohibition of using non-neutral factors such as political party registration and political party performance in forming congressional districts (Sec. 1). -Repeals the requirement that political subdivisions such as cities, towns, and counties be preserved when shaping congressional districts (Sec. 1). -Repeals the requirement that communities of interest such as ethnic, geographic, and demographic factors be preserved in a single district (Sec. 1). -Repeals the requirement that congressional districts be as compact as possible (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Criteria for Judicial Determinations of Congressional Districts

Sponsors

  • John P. Morse (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Martin Weissmann (CO - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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