A panel of federal judges has tossed a Republican lawsuit that challenged the Democrat-drawn map of new Illinois legislative districts.
Illinois voters can decipher the new maps of Illinois congressional and state legislative and senate districts, thanks to satellite technology.
Four African-American civil rights groups are trying to join Illinois Democrats in the legal defense of a newly drawn legislative district map.
Illinois Republican leaders have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s new legislative district map, which was drawn up entirely by Democratic lawmakers and approved by Gov. Pat Quinn.
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday signed legislation for a redistricting map that will make life tougher for Illinois Republicans over the next 10 years.