Redistricting

Redistricting

Congressional districts and government legislative bodies should be apportioned substantially on population. We oppose partisan and racial gerrymandering that strips rights away from voters.

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League members with signs supporting fair redistricting
Event Date: 
Dec 9 2018 - 3:00pm
Event location: 

Falls Church Community Center, Art Room

This is the last month before the Virginia General Assembly decides whether to take the first steps towards fair maps and fair representation for all Virginians.

immigration, census, comment, League of Women Voters, LVW, advocacy grassroots

Action Alerts

YOUR COMMENT NEEDED! Including a citizenship question on the Census undermines the participation of eligible persons and threatens the overall Census process that is vital to our democracy.

LWV Kent honored at NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner

Thank you to the Portage County NAACP for honoring the League of Women Voters of Kent with its Social Justice Award at this past weekend’s Freedom Fund Dinner. The League of Women Voters of Kent was recognized for its tireless work to collect signatures and educate voters in 2017 about Issue 1 which passed and will provide a fair redistricting process for Ohio’s Congressional districts. Issue 1 passed with 75% of the vote.

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The League of Women Voters South Hampton Roads and OneVirginia2021 are proud to announce an in-schools competition for junior and senior high school students enrolled in the public school systems of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Vi

Redistricting  Demonstration

Congressional districts and government legislative bodies should be approtioned substantially on population. We oppose partisan and racial gerrymandering that strips rights away from voters.

Committee work entails:

Action Alert
Event Date: 
Nov 18 2018 - 1:00pm
Event location: 

Sherwood Community Center

Join us to hear from our collaborating partners about their Action priorities:  

Gerrymander forum
Event Date: 
Sep 27 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Walter Reed Medical Center, multipurpose room

Slay the Gerrymander in Virginia! with Brian Cannon, Executive Director of OneVirginia2021 and with Suzanne Almeida, Redistricting and Representative Counsel to Common Cause and former Executive Director of LWV of Pennsylvania. 

June 29, 2015 Supreme Court of the US: Decision
Independent Redistricting Commission

Action Alerts

Right NOW, the public has the ability to impact the debate through public comments to the Department of Commerce. We must communicate to Secretary Ross that the American public wants an accurate and fair Census.

Map of Wisconsin after Winnebago Co becomes 40th County to join fair maps resolution
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Last week Tuesday, July 17th, Winnebago County became the 40th Wisconsin county board to pass a resolution in favor of a fair maps process that's independent, nonpartisan, and transparent. That makes 55% of all counties––represe

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