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Here's a new mini-documentary, about six minutes long, on our continuing work at The Indiana Citizen, reported and produced by the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Our thanks to Medill's Local News Initiative and our partners at Franklin College's Pulliam School of Journalism.

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Charging gerrymandering in GOP plan, redistricting reformers present an alternative map
‘Gerrymandering has become an evil art, almost:’ Redistricting was the topic at Indianapolis Recorder town hall meeting
House Republicans discuss redistricting process, defend new maps in first committee hearing
House adds another public hearing on redistricting, to be held one day after release of maps
‘Gerrymandering is sin:” Faith leaders call for fair and open redistricting
Legislators unveil website for citizens to submit their own proposed redistricting maps
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Two days after Indiana House Republicans made public their proposed redrawing of the state's congressional and legislative districts, a George Washington University professor who performed…
Sept. 14, 2021 Indiana's Republican legislative leaders on Tuesday made public most of the redistricting maps that they plan to enact during a legislative process…

REDISTRICTING IN INDIANA: Why racial justice requires fair maps

The following analysis was written by Alan Mills, a member of the Indiana Citizen Education Foundation board of directors. America is changing. And Indiana, though…

A study in contrasts: The representatives versus the represented

The following report was written by veteran journalists Bill Theobald and Janet Williams for The Indiana Citizen. Pictured: Emmitt Riley III, associate professor of political science and…

NEW DECADE, SAME PLAYBOOK: With Republicans’ hiring of national consultant, Indiana’s redistricting in 2021 is starting to look a lot like 2011.

Top row, from left: Indiana House Speaker Todd Huston, Senate Elections Committee member Erin Houchin, Senate Elections Committee chairman Jon Ford. Second: Senate President Pro…

THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED: A decade after Indiana’s 2011 redistricting, those on the inside still aren’t talking.

Continuing our coverage of this year’s redistricting process, the following report was written by veteran journalists Janet Williams and Bill Theobald for The Indiana Citizen. June 14, 2021 ***…

2011 in a different light: Ex-lawmaker says Democrats ‘should shut up and eat what they served’ in 2001

June 21, 2021 One way of looking at Indiana’s 2011 redistricting is from the perspective of what’s happened since – a decade of Republican supermajorities…

EMPOWERED EXTREMES, LOWER TURNOUT: A look at how redistricting can make a difference

Continuing our coverage of this year’s redistricting process, the following report was written by Indiana journalist Janet Williams for The Indiana Citizen. May 14, 2021…
Here's a new mini-documentary, about six minutes long, on our continuing work at The Indiana Citizen, reported and produced by the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Our thanks to Medill's Local News Initiative and our partners at Franklin College's Pulliam School of Journalism.
THE TOOLS OF CITIZENSHIP

Directory of Officeholders

The Indiana Citizen’s guide to your elected officials
For as momentous as the presidential election of 2020 became, the top of the ballot…