Legislative Districts


Judges Toss Lawsuit Challenging Illinois Legislative Remap

A panel of federal judges has tossed a Republican lawsuit that challenged the Democrat-drawn map of new Illinois legislative districts.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

An interactive map provided by the Illinois State Board of Elections allows voters to see the boundaries of their congressional district, as well as their Illinois State Senate and House districts. (Credit: Illinois State Board of Elections)

Interactive Maps Help Illinois Voters Find Their Districts

Illinois voters can decipher the new maps of Illinois congressional and state legislative and senate districts, thanks to satellite technology.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Illinois State Capitol

African-American Civil Rights Groups Defend Illinois Legislative Remap

Four African-American civil rights groups are trying to join Illinois Democrats in the legal defense of a newly drawn legislative district map.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

Illinois State Capitol

Illinois GOP Sues To Block New Legislative 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.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Signs Democrat-Drawn Remap Of Legislative Districts

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.