Utah Republicans believe they have a good chance to take the seat held by Rep. Jim Matheson (D).
The line will now run down Cloverdale Road. It’s three miles west of Cole Road, which the existing line followed.
COLORADO: Tipton Testifies in Redistricting Trial
In what could be the final week of the trial to sort out the new map, freshman Rep. Scott Tipton (R) testified Monday in an effort to keep his district intact. He went so far as calling his 3rd district one “that seems to work,” according to the Associated Press.
Tipton also stressed the current district’s competitive makeup in his testimony. Tipton defeated incumbent Rep. John Salazar (D) in 2010 by a 4-point margin.
The process has been relegated to the courts because the Legislature was gridlocked on the issue and unable to pass a map during its session in May.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.