Missouri Republicans Revive Push to Change Redistricting

Jefferson City, MO (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature is taking up a new redistricting plan once again. A House committee on Thursday advanced the proposal. The measure would ask voters yet again to change state redistricting rules. Missourians in 2018 voted to make “partisan fairness” and “competitiveness” top criteria in drawing state House and Senate…

Biden Wins Ohio’s Mail-in Primary Delayed by Coronavirus

Columbus, OH (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden has won Ohio’s presidential primary. Tuesday’s contest was less about the Democratic nomination and more about how states can conduct elections in the era of the coronavirus. The primary was originally scheduled for March 17, but Republican Gov. Mike DeWine cited a “health emergency” and recommended…