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.
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
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.
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.
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