Redistricting Advocacy History

chart showing Ohio's Redistricting History 1967-2018

The League of Women Voters has been working on redistricting reform for at least 50 years, no matter which party had the power to draw the district lines.

PDF iconPDF iconRecent Advocacy for Redistricting Reform

2/6/18 LWVO and Common Cause Ohio Statement on SJR 5

1/19/18 Action Alert: Come to Committee and Call Legislators about SJR 5!

1/16/18 Action Alert: Call legislators now and join us tomorrow!

1/10/18 LWVO Response to Legislative Presentation

1/9/18 Action Alert: Join us for Legislative Redistricting Presentation

1/5/18 URGENT Action Alert: Call Legislators Now!

10/3/17 Today's Big Gerrymandering News - Gill v. Whitford Supreme Court oral arguments

12/14/17 Holiday Fair Districts Update, including Legislative News

11/3/17 Legislature Wraps up Hearings on Congressional Redistricting

10/27/17 Action Alert: First Legislative Hearing and New Redistricting Report

Carry Davis testifying 10/26/17 Testimony before the Congressional Redistricting Working Group by Carrie Davis, LWVO Executive Director

10/21/17 Alert: Join us at the Ohio Statehouse to support Fair Districts

10/17/17 Fair Districts Campaign Updates

10/16/17 Fair Districts Letter to Legislative Leaders on Congressional Redistricting

10/3/17 Today's Big Gerrymandering News - Gill v. Whitford Supreme Court oral arguments

9/14/17 Action Alert: "Ohio Legislative Leaders Discussing Congressional Redistricting Reform"

8/29/17 Blog Post: "Fair Districts Update: Where to focus petition efforts over Labor Day weekend"

7/31/17 Press Release: "Redistricting Campaign on Pace to Set Petitioning Record, Riding Wave of Grassroots Enthusiasm for Congressional Reform"

7/20/17 Blog Post: "Fair Congressional Districts for Ohio announces over 100,000 signatures collected in the first month, plus eight counties have already hit the 5% threshold"

7/5/17 Press Release: "Driven by Volunteer Enthusiasm, Fair Congressional Districts for Ohio Continues to Collect Signatures for the November 2018 Ballot"

6/20/17 LWVO Blog Post:"The US Supreme Court’s new gerrymandering case & what it means for Ohio"

6/1/17 Press Release: "Fair Congressional Districts for Ohio Kickoff"

5/30/17 Press Release: "Ramping Up Campaign Following Ballot Board Approval"

5/22/17 Press Release:  "Fair Congressional Districts for Ohio Announces Approval of Ballot Summary - Attorney General's approval moves reform closer to appearing on the ballot"

5/10/17 Press Release:  "Fair Congressional Districts for Ohio Submits Amended Summary and Signatures"5/4/17 Fair Congressional Districts for Ohio Ballot Committee statement on the Attorney General's disapproval of the ballot summary: Denial Just a Speed Bump

4/24/2017 Press Release: "Trio of Good Government Groups File Congressional Redistricting Proposal:  Congressional Reform Mirrors State Reform Measure Approved by 71% of Ohio Voters in 2015"

1/3/2017 "Fair Districts for Congress Too: Why Ohio Can't Afford to Wait" - Read the post here and read the latest version of the reform proposal here.

12/28/2016 Fair Districts Coalition releases revised Congressional Redistricting Reform Proposal and invites public feedback on impasse options.

8/17/2016 Action Alert: August 18 Virtual Lobby Day for Congressional Redistricting Reform

04/7/2016  Action Alert: Governor Kasich in "State of the State" Address Calls on Legislature to pass Congressional redistricting reform - Now it's time for us to call them too!

 

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