The meter's running ... Work has already begun on drawing new congressional maps at the Legislature, even as the political world awaits a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether that would even be needed.

The House and Senate leaders inked a $65,000 contract with National Demographics Corp. in late May. The Glendale, Calif.-based firm is no stranger to Arizona: It did the redistricting duties for the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission in 2001.

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Back then, the Legislature had no quarrel with the IRC, unlike this decade, when it took the commission to court, challenging its authority to draw congressional boundaries.

According to the contract, work has already begun on compiling a demographic database to guide the mapping. The bill for the half payment of $32,500 has already been invoiced.

And if the high court sides with lower courts that the IRC is constitutionally permitted to draw the congressional maps? Well, the bill will be pro-rated so NDC is paid only for the work done thus far, Senate spokesman Mike Philipsen said.

To the victor goes the spoils

Former Secretary of State candidate Terry Goddard is chafing over SOS Michele Reagan's decision to dismiss an election complaint he filed against a group that ran an anti-Goddard ad in the final week of last year's campaign.

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[Editor:  RE: Goddard - Sounds like the usual Democrat whining to us.]

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so, they didn't like 2010 but think this company will do better now?  interesting.

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