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.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.