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My Turn: Ditch the bogus maps

...planet Earth. I hope you will do so soon.? Jerry Smetzer is a Juneau resident; following the federal Census In 1990-91, he worked as a GIS mapping specialist with the Alaska Governor's Legislative District Reapportionment Board.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-04/ditch-bogus-maps
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...much creativity into solving these problems as they devote to redistricting, we would be ahead of the game. The Reapportionment Board's just-released proposal will see further wrangling as lawsuits will inevitably be filed over the next month...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062401/Ope_editorial.shtml
My Turn: Rep. Kohring needs help keeping score

In his attack on the "Tony Knowles-dominated Reapportionment Board," Rep. Vic Kohring raises a mathematical question which high school students, facing the exit exam, might want to ponder...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030802/opE_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
Understanding how, why

...real difficulty understanding how and why the reapportionment board did its work. I would like to suggest two possibilities...voters which statute he knows of by which the reapportionment board has the authority to "force" incumbents to run...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031902/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Board's move disappointing, but legal

...the offices would be located outside of the state's capital and because the decision was one not made by the reapportionment board itself, but by a redistricting planning committee. Nevertheless, the public should know that the action taken...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091610/let_708449110.shtml
Opinion
A reminder: At-large districts are unconstitutional

...a trip back in time, some may recall that before Gov. Wally Hickel mandated single-member districts to his reapportionment board in 1990, Alaska had a crazy quilt of legislative districts. Here in Juneau, we had two representatives and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111000/Ope_Unconstitutional.html
Opinion
20 GOP lawmakers may face each other

...plan followed party lines, but supporters said that wasn't true. In earlier redistricting efforts, the full reapportionment board was appointed by the governor. But this board followed 1998's adoption of a constitutional amendment, backed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061201/Loc_GOP.html
Local
Politics as usual and a clarification from Monday

...much creativity into solving these problems as they devote to redistricting, we would be ahead of the game. The Reapportionment Board's just-released proposal will see further wrangling as lawsuits will inevitably be filed over the next month...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062401/Ope_editorial.html
Opinion
My Turn: Redistricting earns bad name, legal action

...discussion were Redistricting Board members Julian Masion and Michael Lessmeier and former Hickel administration Reapportionment Board Member Avrum Gross. Although this program is an excellent medium to bring this controversy to the public eye...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072401/opE_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...plan followed party lines, but supporters said that wasn't true. In earlier redistricting efforts, the full reapportionment board was appointed by the governor. But this board followed 1998's adoption of a constitutional amendment, backed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061201/Loc_GOP.shtml

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