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Montana Districting Group Working To Change Counting Of Incarcerated Citizens

The Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission is moving forward with its plan to change how incarcerated people in the state are counted for the purposes of legislative redistricting. In a meeting earlier this month they voted to send out a request for proposals to vendors who may be able to do the necessary analysis. The body is seekin...

Final Congressional Map Chosen For Montana

A final congressional map that will shape Montana’s representation in Washington D.C. for the next decade has been chosen by the state’s independent redistricting commission. Congressional Proposal 12 headed to the Montana Secretary of State’s office over the weekend after a 3-2 vote Friday by the Montana Districting and Apportionment Commissi...

Montana’s New Congressional Map Finalized

The new map for Montana’s two new congressional districts has been finalized. Northern News Network’s Eric Young reports. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/11-10_637.mp3

Montana Tribes Voice Concerns Over Final Congressional Map

Tribal nations and organizations say they’re frustrated with the congressional map Montana’s redistricting and apportionment commission has chosen. Chair Maylinn Smith broke a tie in favor of a map drawn by Republican commission members. Ta’jin Perez with the Native American advocacy group Western Native Voice says tribes in the state have exp...

Commission Decides On Finalist For New Congressional Districts

On a split vote Thursday evening, Districting and Apportionment Commission Chairwoman Maylinn Smith cast her deciding vote with the commission Republicans to select Congressional Proposal 12 as the finalist for determining Montana’s two new congressional districts. Smith said there could still be changes to the map based on public testimony pr...

Final District Map Still Undecided As Deadline Approaches

Montana’s 2022 congressional districts remain undecided after a stalemate by the Districting and Apportionment Commission. Commissioners had hoped to settle on one map outlining the new U.S. House Districts but ended Saturday with four possibilities still alive with strong disagreement between Republicans and Democrats on the bipartisan commis...

New Congressional Maps Narrowed Down To 2 Options

The options for drawing Montana’s congressional districts have narrowed to two maps one by Democrats and one by Republicans with few days allowed for public reaction. The goal of the Montana Redistricting and Apportionment Commission Thursday was to narrow down the congressional district possibilities. The commission will decide on one map by ...

Districting & Apportionment Committee To Decide On Final Congressional Map

For the first time in 30 years the U.S. Census awarded Montana a second seat in Congress. Today, the state’s districting and apportionment commission will select district boundaries in essence dividing the Treasure State in half. With little common ground between the commission’s two Republican and two Democratic members much of the decision m...

Public Comments On Congressional Maps Ends Today

Today is the last scheduled time people can testify directly to the Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission about the nine proposed congressional maps to determine Montana’s now two congressional districts. The public may testify in person or Zoom. The bipartisan commission intends to narrow its field of map finalists to one Thu...