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Suit filed against Redistricting Commission’s maps

On September 29th, 2011, former Republican Congressman George Radanovich, along with four others, filed a petition with the California Supreme Court arguing that the California Citizens Redistricting Commission racially gerrymandered the 37th, 43rd, and 44th congressional districts in order to favor three black incumbents in Los Angeles. Continue Reading

Updated Population Growth Viewer Now Live

The Rose Institute is pleased to announce an update to its interactive map application for California population growth. In addition to viewing raw population change at the Census block group level, users can now see how California has grown at both the county and congressional district levels–both percentage changes and raw changes. As expected, the… Continue Reading

A First Look at Inland Empire Census Data

By David W. Meyer ’12 The recent release of the 2010 Census data confirms that the population of the Inland Empire has grown considerably in the last decade. Since the 2000 count, Riverside County has grown by about 40 percent, while San Bernardino County has grown by about 20 percent. The majority of the growth… Continue Reading

Redistricting in America updated with 2010 census data

The Rose Institute is pleased to announce that Redistricting in America now includes the 2010 Census data for each congressional district. For every state that has more than one congressional district, up-to-date political and demographic information is now available for each district in that state. As always, Redistricting in America will continue to provide daily… Continue Reading

Rose website tracks CA population growth by block group

The Rose Institute today launched a new online interactive web application showing population growth in California from 2000 to 2010. The site shows the data at the block group level of geography. Anyone interested can zoom in or out to different areas, or enter an address to go directly to that location. Note that the… Continue Reading

Electoral trends predict trouble ahead for OC Republicans

Orange County is losing its legendary status as the vanguard of California Republican politics.  For decades, the county supplied the GOP with overwhelming electoral support, fresh ideas, and prominent leaders.   Today, however, state and national Republicans are not looking to Orange County for leadership and demographic changes are eroding O.C. Republican strength from within. To be… Continue Reading

Rose Fellow Johnson on Slowed Growth

A recent article at the Whittier Daily News quoted Rose Institute Fellow Douglas Johnson discussing the slowing growth in the San Gabriel Valley and Whittier area. Published on March 19th, the article is titled “Census numbers show population growth stalling in San Gabriel Valley, Whittier area.” The census data from 2010 shows that the area… Continue Reading

Rose’s Johnson on Census Data at KPBS Radio

A March 14th piece at KPBS radio quoted Rose Institute Fellow Douglas Johnson discussing how the new California census data is likely to affect future electoral districts. The article was titled “Census to Change Electoral Lines.” Johnson says that even though the state did not grow as quickly as it has in the past, California… Continue Reading

Rose Statement on Appointment of CA Redistricting Technical Consultant

On Saturday, March 19, 2011, the California Citizens Redistricting Commission appointed Q2 Data and Research as the technical consultant to assist the Commission in its historic task of creating new districts for California’s state legislature and representatives in Congress. The Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College congratulates Q2 on its… Continue Reading

Rose Analysis of CA 2010 Census Data

The 2010 Census numbers are in, and they confirm California’s population shift from the coast to inland areas. For the first time, a handful of legislative districts in California are over the one million person mark, as eight State Senate districts cross the seven-figure point. Senators Emmerson (R-37), Runner (R-17), Fuller (R-18), Anderson (R-36), Wolk… Continue Reading