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Redistricting

Every voice should be heard and every vote should count equally

Redistricting

Every voice should be heard and every vote should count equally
We relied on CLC for advice on redistricting reform, and CLC’s insight and expertise, not to mention moral support, kept us on the right track, giving us the support we needed to keep going.
Nancy Wang, Executive Director, Voters Not Politicians

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Redistricting Cases and Actions

Congress should pass and President Joe Biden should sign into law the comprehensive set of democracy reforms outlined in H.R. 1 to advance voting rights, strengthen ethics laws, end partisan gerrymandering and decrease the influence of wealthy special interests in our political system.

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CLC is challenging North Dakota’s onerous requirements to get North Dakota Voters First’s (NDVF) proposed constitutional amendment before voters. NDVF, CLC’s client, is seeking to implement impartial legislative redistricting and instant runoff voting in North Dakota.

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CLC is challenging Arkansas’ onerous requirements to get a ballot initiative before voters. CLC’s client, Arkansas Voters First, is seeking to put an independent redistricting commission on the 2020 ballot.

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We Fight for Fair Maps
Ethics in Redistricting: How To Ensure a Fair, Open, and Accessible Process
A top down view of a map of Wisconsin on a table with two people sitting next to it having a discussion

To create voting maps that truly allow every person’s vote to count fairly, redistricting commissions should play a key role. A CLC report, written in collaboration with the League of Women Voters, highlights how strong ethics provisions for commissions enhances the redistricting process.

Majority of Americans Want the Independent Redistricting Commissions
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A strong majority (60%) of Democrats, Independents and Republicans support the creation of independent redistricting commissions to take voting map drawing out of the hands of self-interested politicians.

Designing Independent Redistricting Commissions
Gerrymandered district at the U.S. Supreme Court

Though redistricting has always been a problem in American politics, the outsized role of partisanship in the redistricting process has received unprecedented attention across the nation since 2010.  We want to arm legislators, good government advocates and activists with the knowledge needed to design an independent redistricting commission for state legislative or congressional districts.

Quite simply, gerrymandering must be terminated, and the sooner the better.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, former governor of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks at Fair Maps Rally
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